Photographer's Note

The Teasel Flower makes for an interesting prickley subject. It flowers from the middle of the cone first; with the blooms making their way to either end. When the flowers are gone, the cones were harvested, put on machines and used to tease wool; thus the name Teasel Flower. The bee or hornet; I can't tell ; was a bonus in this photograph. In all my travels along the Rouge River and Duffin's Creek I had never seen the flower actually blooming. Its a digital image, slightly cropped and with just a touch of unsharp masking applied.

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Additional Photos by Harvey Kirsch (HRKTLI) Silver Star Critiquer [C: 11 W: 0 N: 0] (35)
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