19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Altered Images
The bloom of a Thistle

I have several perennial plants growing in my yard each year, one being the Cirsium plant, also known as the Thistle. The beautiful flower outshines the prickly growth.

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Date Taken: 10.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Lethbridge, Canada
Copyright: © KELLIE WIRZBA