21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Dazzling dahlia

Dahlia’s come in all shapes and colors. The flower head is composed of florets, which are individual flowers in their own right, giving rise to the original family name, Compositae.

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Date Taken: 09.2023
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: Cambridge, United Kingdom
Copyright: © Joanna Patterson-Cross