MASTERS OF WIND

SEDGE

CYATHOCHAETA EQUITANS

The delicate appearance of these spent anthers and filaments masks their strength: they are usually flailing about like streamers. Sedge anthers and stigmas are often prominent and striking as many like these are wind pollinated.

Torndirrup Peninsula, Albany, Western Australia
Canon EOS 5D Mk III, EF 100mm f2.8L macro IS USM, 1/640, f/9 exp +2, ISO 400, tripod

by Libby Sandiford