21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Urtica dioica 02 - Wedding dress

Flowers of a female stinging nettle (Urtica dioica) in the sunlight. At the lower edge of the picture is an ant approaching a winged aphid for milking.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2023
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: Hüllhorst, Germany
Camera: DMC-FZ300
Copyright: © Greta Popken