Wild lettuce (Lactuca virosa), also known as “poor man’s opium” or “Lettuce Opium”, has been around for centuries. It garnered its Latin prefix “lac,” which means milk, because of the plant’s bitter white sap.
I hung up a thistle seed sock to see if I could lure in goldfinches and saw a little male like this in his drab winter plumage. -American goldfinch male in winter plumage. He loses the black patch on his head as he fades to a dun colour.
Spiny sea horse I love the color blue and I love seahorses so this image makes me happy. I don't want to make a still life of this, but I want to use the color and the shape. I also want to acquire a pet seahorse.