musk thistle - mountain dell, utah     

 

The Musk Thistle Carduus nutans is a non-native plant in the US, where it is considered a "noxious weed". Nevertheless the flower heads make a striking image when photographed close up! 

 

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UK Slide Shows Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM @

148mm

Non - UK Slide Shows ISO 200
UK Images Aperture: f/8
Non - UK Images Exposure Time: 1/1000 sec