Not to be confused with the native dandelion-like plant with the same common name, the garden plant, goatsbeard (Aruncus dioica) is a statuesque plant which produces relatively short-lived, but nonetheless spectacular, plumes of tiny white flowers in early June, which are irresistible to many bees and flies.
Technical Information: Photographed with a Minolta Dimage Z1.|
Copyright Richard Burkmar 2004. Permission is hereby granted for anyone to use this image for non-commercial purposes which are of benefit to the natural environment. School pupils, students, teachers and educators are invited to use and reproduce the image freely. The photographer should be credited where practicable. Use for commercial purposes is prohibited unless permission is obtained from the copyright holder.|
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