Rough Cockleburr (2014-09-19 13-20-45a)
Rough Cockleburr (Order Asterales : Family Asteraceae : Xanthium strumarium)
The photo was taken at Sand Pond in the North Dunes Nature Preserve at Illinois Beach State Park (North Unit), Zion, Illinois (Lake County).The photo was taken with a Nikon Coolpix P7700 camera. I used ACDSee Photo Studio Ultimate 2018 to adjust the lighting and boost the contrast and clarity.
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