Leavenworth Eryngo

© JoAnn L. McCleeary

Leavenworth Eryngo

Uploaded: September 21, 2014 11:50:16 | Entered: September 21, 2014 11:50:16


This flower is named for the first person to document it. It looks like a thistle but is actually a member of the parsley family. It grows in dry, rocky prairie in chalk or limestone soils and can be found in the southeastern quarter of the state.
Canon 100-400mmL, ISO 100, f/5.6, 1/250.
PSE find edges, Omni lighting.
Found on roadside of farm road in Crawford County, Kansas, on a bright, sunny, and windy afternoon.


Michelle Alton September 22, 2014

This is an exquisite capture and presentation. #1588061

John Connolly September 26, 2014

Wonderful color and great detail JoAnn! What an amazing close up capture! #11145524

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