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>Michaelmas – #747


Aster amellus or Michaelmas Daisy

Not that anyone around here knows it as that, of course.

Here’s it’s just the Herbstaster – Autumn aster. Fairly logical, given that the Equinox was exactly a week ago.

But its original name is stems from the fact that it blossoms on/around St Michael’s day – 29 September.

As in: today

And talking of St Michael the Archangel.

I’ve never much liked John Travolta but “I’m not that kind of angel” from “Michael” gets me every time…

This entry was published on 29 September, 2009 at 11:00. It’s filed under Mainz and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

One thought on “>Michaelmas – #747

  1. >It's so beautiful.

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