One of the things that caught my eye the other day was the neat way prairie smoke (Geum triflorum) seed heads develop. I love their whimsical plumes which gave them their other common name of “old man’s whiskers”…but I had never really noticed the spirals it forms along the way.
Here’s what they look like when fully opened (below):
These are the flowers, in case you were curious (below):
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PHOTOS : [CWF]