‘n Doring in die vlees; maar ‘n fees om te lees: The Whistle Thorn Tree!
Sometimes it is bad taste jeans.
H/T to the bony garfish!
Interesting article on fire refugia.
These are great: Wave Design – Hamonshū
The sunflower’s disk is especially impressive, with its smaller ray florets. (Thank you, StinkBreath!)
(By StinkBreath – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=42466401)
Here are two I found on BibliOdyssey, one fanciful, one fine:
Then I searched for another one I had seen in an old book displayed in an Oxford Museum and came across a great collection on plantillustrations.org! Here is one I liked particularly:
Yay for The Sunflower that Roared!
Last, but not least: the wearable Sunflower, Helianthus.
The fragrant, exquisite Wild gardenia, Rothmannia capensis (wildekatjiepiering, which translates as wildcat-saucer) has the miaowsical ability to make you feel happy! Or confused, if you are a kitty trying to lap up that creamy milk. Then you’d have a sick cat. My cats have never tried to ingest the toxic flowers.
It also makes an attractive seed pod.(Thanks, Mom!)