Gallery: Plant Life

Globe Thistle (Echinops bannaticus) by Rod Johnson

Globe Thistle (Echinops bannaticus)

Echinops bannaticus is an upright perennial with globose, pale to mid-blue flower heads on tall stems with deeply cut leaves. The seed heads are often used in dried flower arrangements. The location was Drakelow in Derbyshire, England.

Camera: Nikon D90
Lens: Tamron 70-300mm f/4-5.6 Macro @ 260mm
Shutter Speed: 1/125 second
Aperture: f/8
ISO Speed: 320
Date Taken: 08 Aug. 2009

Image Ref: 19063-RDC



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