Friday, November 21, 2014

Button Art - Phyllotaxy

This button art creation is called Phyllotaxy. According to Wikipedia that means: 

In botanyphyllotaxis or phyllotaxy is the arrangement of leaves on a plant stem. 
Phyllotactic spirals form a distinctive class of patterns in nature.

I found this photo here. It appears to be a poster (no longer available) by Jim Bumgardner

This design reminds me of the center of a daisy or a sunflower. See the blue swirl? Nice!