21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Fooled by a Milkweed

While walking by the roadside, I saw what looked like an insect with an antennae, wings and a sack but, as I got closer, I realized, I had been mistaken. It was a milkweed that had split open and was displaying its seeds.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: New York, United States of America
Camera: Pixel 2
Copyright: © Rhonda Weiss