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A really beautiful plant, in the second picture you can see the flower.
Thank you James and BlueAppaloosa for the ID!
Looks like a musk thistle. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carduus_nut...
Thx Marta! I have actually no idea, it looked like some kind of thistle to me but maybe you're right and is it related..
It reminds me of the artichoke flower. Perhaps is a related plant (?)Is beautiful!
Lat: -16.55, Long: -68.67
Spotted on Feb 13, 2014 Submitted on Aug 19, 2014
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