Portraits of Wildflowers

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Archive for July 2nd, 2011

Texas thistle bud beginning to open

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One of the joys of the Texas thistle is an early glimpse of its tightly packed flowers when a bud begins to open.

© 2011 Steven Schwartzman

(For more information about the Texas thistle, including a clickable map showing where it grows, you can visit the USDA website.)

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