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Carduus nutans
Carduus nutans
Nodding Thistle
Photographer: Ron Wolf

ID: 0000 0000 0809 2117 (2009-08-28)

Copyright © 2009 Ron Wolf

  • date of photo  Jul 29, 2009
  • location   Genesee Mountain Park. Near Genesee. (Jefferson County, Colorado, US)
  • family Asteraceae
  • order Asterales
  • class Magnoliopsida
  • camera   Canon 40D, 180 mm macro, f/18, 1/15 sec.
  • photo category: Plant - annual/perennial

  • common names   Nodding Thistle, Musk Thistle (photographer)
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  • Reviewers' comments about this photo (review or add another comment)
    1. Reviewed by Lee Dittmann    Jan 1, 2010

    Action: ID confirmed

    Reviewer's comments:
         "The broad reflexed phyllaries and the nodding inflorescence support the photographer's ID."

    Using this photo   The thumbnail photo (128x192 pixels) on this page may be freely used for personal or academic purposes without prior permission under the Fair Use provisions of US copyright law as long as the photo is clearly credited with © 2009 Ron Wolf. For other uses, or if you have questions, contact Ron Wolf RonWolf[AT] (Replace the [AT] with the @ symbol before sending an email.)


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