Photo of Echinops: Pretty bloom

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terrafirma
Jul 13, 2016 9:47 AM CST
Looks like an Allium.
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purpleinopp
Jul 13, 2016 4:45 PM CST
Echinops, I think.
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terrafirma
Jul 13, 2016 4:58 PM CST
D'Oh! Good call, Tiffany! Thumbs up
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bwv998
Jul 13, 2016 5:01 PM CST
purpleinopp said:Echinops, I think.


Thank You! Which species though? Over 120 options …
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purpleinopp
Jul 13, 2016 5:12 PM CST
Probably need to compare leaves and other features to try to get into that. Do you have access to the plant to take more pics?
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bwv998
Jul 13, 2016 5:17 PM CST
Uh, sadly no. It was taken about two years ago in NYC. Definitely not going there during rush hour. Big Grin
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purpleinopp
Jul 15, 2016 12:42 PM CST
LOL, that's understandable! It doesn't look like a parent entry for the genus Echinops exists yet. I've asked for one to be created:
The thread "Echinops parent plant, please" in Plant Database forum

That would be an appropriate place for a pic that can't be ID'd to species level (and any general info that applies to every species in the genus.)
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bwv998
Jul 15, 2016 1:00 PM CST
You can associate it for me, if you would like. Smiling
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purpleinopp
Jul 15, 2016 1:00 PM CST
It has been created:
Echinops
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purpleinopp
Jul 15, 2016 1:03 PM CST
I'd be happy to. A proposal has been submitted.
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bwv998
Jul 15, 2016 1:06 PM CST
Oh thank you so much for the acorn — I really wanted you to keep it because you identified it!
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purpleinopp
Jul 15, 2016 2:07 PM CST
You're welcome! I have a pretty good pile of them stored up for winter already. Smiling
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