Mediterranean mountain cardus
|Copyright: bruno casals (gothy)
|Date Taken: 2007-08-27|
|Camera: Minolta Dimage Z1|
|Exposure: f/4.5, 1/125 seconds|
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|Photo Version: Original Version|
|Date Submitted: 2007-10-04 8:11|
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note [French]|
|I shot this little cardus at 2000 meters near Canigou's peak in south of france.|
We can see a bee on the flower.
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Great photo! Fantastic details and textures. The bee is a bumble bee. And you've shot a great specimen of this cardus. In the middle ages, and onward this species was one of the most use plant/tool in the wool making process, it gave birth in most of the local cultures to a great number of words and verbs extracted from this plant: to card, french: carder la laine (carding or combing the wool) etc...