21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Heart of the Magnolia

This closeup of the center of a Magnolia blossom highlights the intricate patterns evident in what is a conelike fruit.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2022
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: Shreveport, Louisiana, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D850
Copyright: © Jim Mitchell