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sea holly these were planted intentionally, but were so freaky I couldn't resist...  These are a bred garden strain, from the photos it looks like they are a deeper blue than the wild ones? They really did look like this! Blue eryngo,Eryngium planum,Geotagged,Spring,United States Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro

sea holly

these were planted intentionally, but were so freaky I couldn't resist... These are a bred garden strain, from the photos it looks like they are a deeper blue than the wild ones? They really did look like this!

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  1. Amazing! Posted 11 days ago
  2. Incredible colour and form. So eye catching. Posted 9 days ago

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''Eryngium planum'', known as or blue eryngo, or flat sea holly, is a species of flowering plant in the family Apiaceae, native to the area that includes central and southeastern Europe and central Asia. It is an herbaceous perennial thistle growing to 50 cm with branched silvery-blue stems, and numerous small blue conical flowerheads surrounded by spiky bracts in summer.

Similar species: Ginseng And Carrots
Species identified by morpheme
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Uploaded Jun 14, 2019. Captured Jun 13, 2019 14:12 in Lake Union Park, 860 Terry Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109, USA.
  • X-E2
  • f/1.0
  • 1/180s
  • ISO200
  • 55mm