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Silver Thistle with Bumblebee

Carlina acaulis


Sharp beige flower with dark "petals", pointed leaves, short stem


Pastures, between rocks, in mountains, on hills, everywhere high, Alps


This is alpine rose. When it's open it means that it's going to be sun, when it's closed it means it's going to rain. This is a good sign for you when you're in the mountains to know what the wheather is going to be like. In Slovenia it is called "bodeca neza".

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Prizren, Kosovo

Spotted on Aug 27, 2011
Submitted on Oct 31, 2011

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