Inside a dandelion

A high magnification view of the stamens of a dandelion:

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I love the way magnification transforms ordinary things – a dandelion turns into a strange forest. And you can count the pollen grains.

28 thoughts on “Inside a dandelion

    • Thanks, the look of a landscape was what I was after, with a repeating design of the double-curled anthers, though it’s an otherworldly landscape to be sure.

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