Photos of birds, fish, flowers and miscellaneous things that catch my eye and instill a sense of wonder.
Friday, June 01, 2012
Centauree de Salonique, Centaurea salonitana
Centauree de Salonique, Centaurea salonitana, Vernegues, France. These little thistle-like plants remind me of a dandelion flower glued on top of a spiny artichoke. They have a unique charm with lots of texture to photograph. These were blooming in a nearby field and are native to the central Mediterranean region. I'm guessing they were named after Salon de Provence.