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This looks like a garden flower we used to call bachelor('s) buttons ... Centaurea, as StirredMocha mentioned. An import into North America from Europe.
Looks like a Centaurea sp.
Lat: 33.96, Long: -81.21
Spotted on Aug 25, 2014 Submitted on Aug 27, 2014