I had noticed it a few days ago (I think it is the same as the last photo) and was wondering what would come out of this huuuge flower. Yesterday as I was walking, I saw something that looked like a huuuuuge dandelion. I was astonished! I went closer to find this beauty and after my research it is a Purple salsify (Tragopogon porrifolius)
It is a plant with an eatable root (I don’t think I would try it)
Salsify resembles to a giant dandelion, and its flower turns into a dainty puffball, dispersing its soft seeds into the wind.
I will post a short video afterwards!
Have you seen this?
Do you notice plants/flowers around you?
[more info about this here https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tragopogon]
Up close :)
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All images by me, shot on an iPhone
Location: Crete - Greece