Scientific, botanical, animal and nature illustrations.
Inspired by taxonomy.
Catching Elephant is a theme by Andy Taylor
The Musk thistle or Nodding thistle (Carduus nutans) is a member of the sunflower family Asteraceae. It is a biennial herb with showy red-purple flowersand sharply spiny stems and leaves.
(via Flora von Deutschland Österreich und der Schweiz (1885))
(via Flora Batava, Volume 2 (1807))