Windswept tree on edge of cliff

This was taken in Grand Manan, New Brunswick, Canada. The cliffs consist of thick lava flows from the Late Triassic age, which appear little changed from when they cooled around 201 million years ago. They are part of a massive “flood basalt” that underlies

Thistley Flower

That’s a musk thistle (Carduus nutans), native to Eurasia, and a hugely problematic weed in American prairie range lands. Edit: Added scientific name.
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