35 comments on “Macro Monday – Eryngium

  1. aFrankAngle says:

    A straight-down shot? Did you take the pic in Whole Foods?

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  2. Carrie Rubin says:

    It looks quite prickly
    I would likely cut myself
    But that’s nothing new

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  3. Pretty. It looks so exotic, Cathy!

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  4. Andrea says:

    wow this is so unusual for us here in the tropics, as the blues are not common here! I love it.

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  5. Beautiful flower and terrific use of your macro lens, Cathy, but not a name that easily suits a rhyming couplet. Good use of haiku here.

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  6. russtowne says:

    I too like the texture, and your comment about it being soft when it looks so spiky adds even more to its mystique. Thank you, Cathy.

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    • Cathy Ulrich says:

      Hi Russ!
      Thanks so much! I read about these on Wikipedia and apparently they’re used for herbal teas and essential oils as well. They contain a lot of bioflavioids! Who knew? 🙂
      Cathy

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  7. unfetteredbs says:

    Very pretty blue hue

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  8. Gunilla says:

    Beautiful photo!

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  9. Molly says:

    I have this plant. I love the blue tinge to it.

    Mollyxxx

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  10. it’s new to me too –
    I just hope you got several
    for an eryngment

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  11. karen says:

    Very nice plant – never had such a close look! Very pretty.

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  12. Brigitte says:

    Love it! And LOVE Whole Foods. We’ve got a great one here and a Trader’s Joe’s practically next to it.

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  13. This one truly shines
    A new favorite for me
    You bring such delight!

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  14. Wow Cathy this is gorgeous!!! Please consider yourself officially invited to participate this year’s 5th Annual Gratitude (word) Quilt. Instructions (it is very simple) and a link that explains the origin of the word quilt can be found at the top of my blog. In past years there have been participants from every continent except Antarctica. I hope you’ll join us:-)

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  15. bettyl says:

    It’s so cool to see something new! I love the details of this flower, wow!

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  16. ShimonZ says:

    The composition, the images with the picture… they speak to me. I really like this picture.

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