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Tuesday, we posted a look at common plants in uncommonly dark hues.

Today, it's lesser known specimens with truly black beauty, like the Black Bat above.

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Closeup on the leaves of a Fagus sylvatica "Riversii" tree
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The cute "Starling" Auricula
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If Edward Gorey made sunflowers: The Black Knight scabiosa
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Black calyces are darkly cheerful