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Colchicum autumnale


Colchicum autumnale
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Copyright: Andrea Grigolo (grigand) Silver Note Writer [C: 3 W: 0 N: 14] (256)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2014
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Nikon D3100, Tamron 18-270 1:3,5-6,3 DI II
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2014-11-25 13:29
Viewed: 1649
Points: 2
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Colchicum autumnale, commonly known as autumn crocus, meadow saffron or naked lady, is a flower that resembles the true crocuses, but blooms in autumn. (This is not a reliable distinction, however, since many true crocuses flower in autumn.) The name "naked lady" comes from the fact that the flowers emerge from the ground long after the leaves have died back.

The species is commonly cultivated as an ornamental in temperate areas.


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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6450 W: 89 N: 15594] (65242)
  • [2014-11-25 15:45]

Ciao Andrea,assolutamente meravigliosa,una specie che fiorisce in autunno che ha assaporato anche la prima imbiancata della stagione,qualita' eccezzionale dei dettagli e dell'esposizione,c'e' la poesia dento questa composizione minimalista! Buona giornata e complimenti,Luciano

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