May 9, 2020

Dandelion Parachute Head

Macro and Micro Picture of the Day 2020-05-09

Here is a close up of the surface of a dandelion parachute head. There are from 54 to 172 seeds per head. A single plant can make 5,000 seeds or more per year.

Equipment used: Canon EOS Rebel T5i with a standard zoom lens (EF-S 18-55 mm) on a 49 mm long extension tube.

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