Monday, September 5, 2011

Purple prickle

I thought this Purplus Thornus wildflower was pretty along the sidewalk. The insect was a bonus. Join Lisa's Macro Monday here.




20 comments:

  1. Neat to stop and 'smell the prickles' once and awhile.

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  2. Macros are fun...when they turn out!

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  3. Impressive that you know its fancy botanical name;)! SOOOOOOOO PRIDDY!

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  4. Gee, Leif, I always thought those were Purplus Thingus.

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  5. Nice close up. I think I know that bee!

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  6. I love it when you get that 'little bit extra' when you do a floral macro, great shot Leif.

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  7. Nice shot of the bull thistle, Leif! Bees truly do love them but I suspect they have never stepped on their thorns in bare feet. :)

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  8. Mais quel est le nom de l'insecte ???

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  9. Thank You for the comment on my Macro Monday - you can do it too I see.

    Regards from Marianne Sa.

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  10. Jättefin bild, härlig färg på blomman!

    Ha en bra dag :)

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  11. Beautiful capture and I like the bonus too the insect, just on the right time. ^_^

    Pitcher Plant

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  12. Thanks for coming by my blog. Great shot of the "purple prickle" -- even weeds can be pretty! Have a great week. Mickie :)

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  13. Very pretty purple color. Happy MM.

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  14. Doesn't look prickly at all but more like a soft cheerleader's pom pom! :)
    Thanks for your visit and lovely comment. Made my day!
    Carletta's Captures

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  15. Beautiful! Great macro, Leif.

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  16. simply beautifully captured shot...lovely!

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  17. Great macro shot! Reminds me to use my "macro baby" next time I go for photowalk.

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