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"And God saw all that He had made, and behold, it was very good.
And there was evening and there was morning, the sixth day" (Genesis 1:31)
(Tall Thistle (Cirsium altissimum) - 10b) In this bee's eye view of the tall thistle, we can clearly see that it consists of many individual flowers, but unlike most flowers in this family, tall thistle do not have any ray flowers; they only have disc flowers. Technically, Missouri Plants describes the disc flowers as: Corolla pink to rose, to +30mm long, tubular, 5-lobed. Style well exserted (extending beyond). Achenes (seed-like fruit) to 6mm long, 2mm wide. Pappus (feathery tuft of bristles on fruit) of numerous plumose bristles.
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Presented here are just a few of the countless components of God's creation. Just as we cannot have human and animal life without water and plants, neither can we have lasting peace without love and compassion. It is our hope and prayer that this series will motivate people to live and act in a cruelty-free manner; that we would no longer hurt or destroy each other, the animals or our environment.