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Globe Thistles

Echinops bannaticus


While growing they develop a round-shape shrub. Globe thistle isn't an evergreen; during the summer it assumes a blue colouring. The adult species are large in size and reach 1,5 m in height.


Spotted in Amsterdam's Bloemenmarkt.

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hayde 10 years ago

Happy to help avatb :)

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 10 years ago

I really appreciate this picture because I've only seen these at the end of their growing season: and I had no idea what it was. It was the first picture I put on ProjectNoah and you hayde, identified it for me in a flash! So thanks again!

hayde 10 years ago

Indeed, they look lovely on the ceiling, especially with the warm, colourful light that penetrates through them.

RamonPinyolSalvadó 10 years ago

I like the effect! :)

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Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands

Spotted on Jul 20, 2008
Submitted on Aug 2, 2011

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