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Pin Cushion Flower

Scabiosa japonica alba


This is the seed head of Scabiosa sp. Pic 2 shows the flower and 3 shows the arrangement of petals on the seed head. These make excellent additions to flower arrangements.

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Hema Shah
Hema Shah a year ago

Thanks so much Antonio for your very kind words!!!!

to me is one of the best flower shoots in noah,unusual flower,very artistic form and a smooth colour range,perfect

isabellasmurf a year ago

You're welcome.

Hema Shah
Hema Shah a year ago

Thank you Isabella! :))

isabellasmurf a year ago

Very pretty!


your welcome Emma,i was talking about the artistic forms and details of this beauty with my wife,she saw it and make a uauu :)

Hema Shah
Hema Shah a year ago

Thanks for your kind words Antonio.
The flower is the pincushion flower. It's seed head is quite pretty and artistic isn't it?

great finding,beautiful photos and very unusual flower,congrats Emma

Hema Shah
Hema Shah a year ago

Thanks Ryan. It took me a year to really ID this. I found these seed heads last year. Had no idea what they were. There were no flowers, which made it even more difficult. i finally was so frustrated,i deleted the spotting!
This time , I spotted it along with the flowers,and that made it so much more easier.

Maria dB
Maria dB a year ago

beautiful flower

Ryan21 a year ago

Great spotting

Hema Shah
Hema Shah a year ago

Thanks Sachin.

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri a year ago


Tulare, California, USA

Lat: 36.70, Long: -118.76

Spotted on May 26, 2012
Submitted on May 26, 2012

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