Carlina vulgaris L.

Species in the Global Pollen Project's Master Reference Collection.

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Carlina vulgaris (rights holder:)

Carline Thistle

Carline thistle is a natural hygrometer. During dry sunny days, the petals are spread out. If the air is humid, the petals start to curl up and if it rains, they form a dome over the heart of the flower. Carline thistle makes a very good dried plant. In fact, it is someitmes more obvious in the winter when all other growth is less prominent. The dried stems and flowers often remain upright till th... Text © Copyright Ecomare

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