On a breezy afternoon, this blossom of a Tuliptree or Tulip poplar (Liriodendron tulipifera
) was momentarily blown over to provide a better view of its bristly inner workings.
The ring of matchstick filaments surrounds the central cone like so many attendants waiting to serve a sovereign.
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