White prickly poppy capsule
And here’s a picture from April 6 of a developing white prickly poppy plant, Argemone albiflora, in a field on FM 969 west of Bastrop that was heavily colonized by purple phlox. If the previous photographs of this species left you wondering about the prickly in white prickly poppy, today’s image should leave no doubt about the accuracy of that part of the name.
And if you’re interested in the craft of photography, you’ll find that points 1, 2 and 5 in About My Photographs apply to this picture.
© 2012 Steven Schwartzman