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Photograph of the thistle was taken on Mt. Lemmon, Santa Catalina Mountain range, Tucson, AZ, USA.
Family:Asteraceae
The thistle has been the national emblem of Scotland.

  1. Featured in The World As We See It , or as we missed it. 8/26/2010
  2. Featured in The Tropical Zone 9/2/2010
  3. Featured in ONE SINGLE FLOWER On Show 9/22/2010
  4. Top Ten WINNER – The Tropical Zone – November Avatar – 11/7/2010
  5. Featured in Color Me a Rainbow – Purple 11/22/2010
  6. Top Ten Winner – Live, Love, Dream – Thistles and Burrs – 3.29.2011
  7. Featured in THE GROUP-GALLERY OF ART & PHOTOGRAPHY 6.3.2012

The Santa Catalina Mountains, commonly referred to as the Catalina Mountains, are located north, and northeast of Tucson, Arizona, United States. The mountain range is the most prominent in the Tucson area, with the highest average elevation. The highest point in the Catalinas is Mount Lemmon at an elevation of 9,157 feet above sea level and receives 180 inches of snow annually.


Taken in RAW-Converted in PS4
Camera: Panasonic DMC-FZ28

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I follow the light! Fine Art Photographer in Arizona.

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Comments

  • Charmiene Maxwell-batten
    Charmiene Maxw...almost 4 years ago

    That is LOVELY!!!

  • Thank you so very much Charmiene.

    – Lucinda Walter

  • caybeach
    caybeachalmost 4 years ago

    Beautiful work :)

  • Hi Cay, Thank you very much for your comment and for the favorite. Much appreciated. Lucinda

    – Lucinda Walter

  • icesrun
    icesrunalmost 4 years ago

    Wonderful capture!!

  • Ciana, Thank you very much. Lucinda

    – Lucinda Walter

  • Navigator
    Navigatoralmost 4 years ago

    This is a very beautiful shot. Professional quality.

  • Wow Navigator. What a wonderful comment. THANKS!

    – Lucinda Walter

  • Jacqueline Ison
    Jacqueline Isonalmost 4 years ago

    Gorgeous capture and lovely colour and dof! I love thistles, but do not see too many here!

  • Jacqueline thank you very much for your comments.

    – Lucinda Walter

  • vaggypar
    vaggyparalmost 4 years ago

    Great work..!!

  • vaggypar thank you very much.

    – Lucinda Walter

  • trish725
    trish725almost 4 years ago

  • Hi Trish, Thank you very much for the feature. Lucinda

    – Lucinda Walter

  • Shubd
    Shubdalmost 4 years ago

    Nice macro ..such a lovely color :)

  • Thanks it was a wonderful hike on the mountain and there were many beautiful wildflowers in bloom. Had lots of photo opporunities. :)

    – Lucinda Walter

  • Evita
    Evitaalmost 4 years ago

    Beautiful work !!! Congratulations !!!

  • Evita thank you very much for the feature! I’m honored. Thank you also for the favorite. All very much appreciated!!

    – Lucinda Walter

  • ctheworld
    ctheworldalmost 4 years ago

    Thank you for submitting such beautiful work!

  • WOW ctheworld… Thank you very much for the feature. I’m thrilled and honored. Thanks again. Lucinda

    – Lucinda Walter

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