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Ding, ding


Ding, ding
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Copyright: Astrid Koszarek (tellerka) Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 37 W: 0 N: 20] (521)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2004-05
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Nikon D100, AF Micro Nikkor 60mm
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Wild Flowers [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2005-01-21 11:22
Viewed: 3772
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Polygonatum odoratum, aromatic Solomon's seal

Native to Europe and Asia but related to native American biflorum; Latin name from poly or many, and gonu or knee joints, referring to the many jointed rhizome roots; common name may be from the scar left on the roots once the stems die off in fall, resembling seal used on wax on documents in past time; common name also may be from fact that the powdered roots were believed in 16th century to "seal" broken bones when drunk in ale.

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Beautiful. The selective focus is very effective and together with the repeating pattern creates an artistic composition. A most wonderful green. Well done.

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  • red45 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2636 W: 74 N: 9091] (31094)
  • [2005-01-22 9:53]

Sorry, I'm on the run - write more tomorrow :-)

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  • puciu Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 469 W: 0 N: 16] (2631)
  • [2005-01-22 10:25]

Ciekawie podejście do tematu bardzo mi się podoba.

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