Photo Reflection of the Day #230: Soft and Fuzzy

Soft and Fuzzy - 20151110_083509

What Is It

The insides of a bud on a weed (I think).

Why It's today's Pick

The wispy inside of this bud (or flower--I'm never quite sure) looks so soft and cottony.  I think it is coming from a week because the plant is part of a landscape and looks more like an intruder rather than a resident.  But I liked this juxtaposition of the soft with the spikes of leaf in the bottom right corner.  I also like the whiteness in contrast to the brown and green background.  However, even the whiteness is dull and gray, a strong indicator that winter is coming.  Could this be a weed's attempt to provide some kind of interesting substance for birds and critters to use to make a nest and thus potentially a means by spreading its seed? 
This submission is part of the 365 Challenge.  For 2015's submissions, check out this link to all the posts.  For access to all photos, which open for reuse under a Creative Commons License, check out the full album on Flickr.

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