21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Artistic

I saw this dried globe thistle flowerhead while walking around the campus of Vassar College with my wife. Since it was well past it's flowering stage, I clipped it off and brought it home to photograph in my studio.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2023
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: Poughkeepsie, New York, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D300
Copyright: © Russ Martin