Where New Life Is Born
These are the seedheads of Thrift (Armeria maritima), sometimes called Sea Pink. I came across drifts of them along the clifftops, and I find they have a fine, delicate beauty about them.
Photographs of Thrift (Armeria maritima), taken August 2016, East Cliff, Bournemouth, Dorset. © Pete Hillman 2016. Camera used Nikon D3200, with Nikon 70-300mm telephoto zoom lens.