Look closely. What do you see?
About three years back, I was walking along the roadside and I saw Red Clover blooming in the ditch. I bent over and snapped a picture, a close up, without even giving it much thought.
Later, back home. I opened the pic up on the computer screen and my jaw dropped. It was, is, absolutely stunning! At least I think so.
What we often regard as single blooms are really composite flowers. A cluster of miniature florets forming that glorious efflorescence. And this is what I saw.
A common plant. So common that people don’t seem to notice it. Just walk on by.
The Bumble Bees notice it , though. It seems to be one of their favorites.
But just look at those tiny composite flowers. The angle of the ones at the top produce the effect of looking at flames dancing in a…
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