Friday, September 12, 2014

Thistle Study On A Steep Slope Down By The Seashore



A lone thistle caught my eye on MacDonald Hill the other evening.
It was amongst tall, yellowing and dried grass.








8 comments:

  1. I think thistles are such a cool plant. I spotted a couple here in the woods this week too-love your photos. I remember back when we raised nubien goats-they loved eating thistles-always wondered how they got past the prickly parts of the flower

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  2. I've always loved Scottish thistles. They used to grow in the fields around my childhood home.

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  3. Jim, such beautiful pictures. They really do tell a story without words.

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  4. It's a beautiful colour, and very unusual looking but I like it

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  5. Even for the lowly thistle, fall comes, days numbered.

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  6. Interesting transition in the photos.
    I spend way too much time ripping thistles out from everywhere they shouldn't be! They're pretty, but what pests!

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  7. I love how you play with images, Jim. I have the blood of Scotland running through my veins, so I am particularly fond of thistles. However, I so get Terry's comment above ~ here thistles are pests. To me the thistle symbolizes tenacity which is definitely a characteristic of the Scots! Happy weekend!

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