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Scotch Thistle

Scotch Thistle
Photo Information
Copyright: Rob Fry (Kingarfer) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 254 W: 0 N: 520] (2405)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-07-11
Categories: Nature
Camera: Nikon D70s Digital SLR, AF Nikkor 70-300 ED, 62 mm Uv Filter
Exposure: f/8, 1/200 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2006-07-12 20:21
Viewed: 1381
Points: 3
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Scotch Thistle
tall, coarse, spiny thistle with large solitary flowerheads growing to 2 metres or more in height; woody, branched stems with spiny-margined wings; very large elliptic-shaped lower leaves grow to 60 cm long by 30 cm wide; upper leaves are smaller with irregularly toothed margins; very white hairy on undersurface; purple flowers are borne singly on 3 to 5 cm long branches

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hi rob;
good shot but i think composition is not good,

Good color and clarity here. I even like the frame that you've presented this in. I think that a little more space above the thistle would have made it look better but this is still cool.

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