A Meandering Life...

By Skeena

Flower Friday 24_2020 :: FF24_2020 :: Eryngium

AKA Sea Holly.

Flowers come in all shapes and sizes. This Eryngium sp. in my back garden is the newest and tallest of the 3 I have. Standing at over 1M tall it has not yet started to turn the expected steely blue of the other two. Unfortunately, I have no idea what its name is. 

The bracts, or leaves, look like petals but the flowers are part of the domed-shaped umbel which gets its name from the Latin for umbrella meaning parasol or sunshade.

I have not visited Blip or other journals much this week. Sorry about that, I can't say when I will get the time for a little while. My mind is totally on other things at the moment.

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