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Monday, June 26, 2017

Fleabane....


I photograghed these while at the playground with Lorelei last week.

18 comments:

Ginny Hartzler said...

So THIS is what these flowers are! So, do fleas live in them or what?

Ginny Hartzler said...

i looked it up and found this: The name appears to be derived from a belief that the dried plants repelled fleas or that the plants were poisonous to fleas. It is a type of daisy.

Mildred said...

Such a crisp, clear photo. When I am walking Theo, I see this growing along the roadside.

Tom said...

...they are everywhere here, what a delight.

elizabethinva said...

this would be a great flower to do the "he loves, he loves me not" ... i have not done that in years. so happy! i love happy flowers. ( :

Sandra said...

the bane must work, I don't see any fleas...he he he

Aritha said...

I love this plant. In Dutch it is a Madelieffijnstraal :-)

Nancy Chan said...

Pretty little flowers. I learnt something new today concerning the plant's benefit of repelling fleas.

don said...

A fine close up of these beautiful flowers. Lorelei must have been good to have around the playground.

Denise inVA said...

I love these little daisies, they are everywhere. You took a great photo of this pretty wildflower. Great macro :)

Debby Ray said...

I found out what these little lovelies were called when I wrote my first ever blog post. You have captured them very well!

Cat Lover said...

Wonderful photo Rose!

happyone said...

Very nice picture. I didn't know what they were called, but now I do. Lots of them around here too.

Ruth Hiebert said...

Another simple flower and yet it is so beautiful.

Klara S said...

Beautiful capture. Pretty depth of the picture.

The Furry Gnome said...

Perfect picture!

Felicia said...

fleabane is so pretty.

Red Rose Alley said...

These are so pretty, Rose. They look similar to the daisy, which reminds me of my mom. : ) I hope you had a nice time with Lorelei.

~Sheri

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