Image of the Day: Bottlebrush Blooms

Virginia peppergrass (Lepidium virginicum) blooms in a racemose pattern, with the oldest flowers at the base of the stalk and new blossoms at the tip, so the entire inflorescence resembles a bottlebrush.

The Scientist Staff
Jul 10, 2014

FLICKR, USGS, SAM DROEGE

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Image of the Day: Bottlebrush Blooms

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