Meadow salsify (jack go to bed at noon) seed heads

Meadow salsify (jack go to bed at noon) seed head

The feathery parachutes for wind dispersal of the seeds form an almost complete sphere on these meadow salsify – also known as jack go to bed at noon, from the habit of the yellow flowers closing by the middle of the day.

Meadow salsify (jack go to bed at noon) seed head