Flickr Finds: Black Plants II

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.

Closeup on the leaves of a Fagus sylvatica "Riversii" tree

The cute "Starling" Auricula

If Edward Gorey made sunflowers: The Black Knight scabiosa
Black calyces are darkly cheerful