Lesser Burdock

 
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'Lesser Burdock' Wild Flower; Stout, sometimes bushy, they grow 50-150cm high in wast places and on the roadsides. After flowering the hooked bracts of the seed-heads attach themselves as burs to clothing and animal fur, so transporting the seeds. Biennial.
Flowers; red-purple florets thistle-like. Flowering time July-September. Leaf; ovate, tip pointed, toothed, up to 30cm long; hairless above, sparse hairs beneath, stalk hollow. Fruit; achene, with short pappus, whole seed-head forming bur.

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chriss35 - Jul 29, 2009 04:22 PM EDT
Many thanks to Ann and Jas, for your kind comments on this image and for taking the time to view. Ann, I never noticed the spider's web or the bug until I downloaded it onto the computer, so pleased you like the information I add to my subjects when uploading.
Jas - Jul 28, 2009 05:12 AM EDT
Great macro Chriss! Beautiful colouring and depth of field.
A.Lovely - Jul 27, 2009 12:26 PM EDT
Chris, I always enjoy reading your information on your subjects of capture. This Burdock seems to have a spider's web and a fly caught in it's web. Wonderful colors and clarity. Enjoyable to view.

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