I’m fairly certain that these are horse bones. This photograph was taken in Southern Anne Arundel County, Maryland where there are many horse farms.
I wonder if the cone flower is related to the dahlia?
In deference to Cee’s commitment to dahlias, I chose to create a little montage of some that I’ve been saving in an old folder. Although they don’t quite measure up to current standards, I still find them quite lovely!
Flower of the Day