Heart of a Buttercup
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
|Ranunculus is a large genus of about 400 species of plants in the Ranunculaceae. It includes the buttercups, spearworts, water crowfoots and the lesser celandine (but not the greater celandine of the poppy family Papaveraceae).|
They are mostly herbaceous perennials with bright yellow or white flowers (if white, still with a yellow centre); some are annuals or biennials. A few have orange or red flowers and occasionally, as in R. auricomus, petals may be absent.
All Ranunculus species are poisonous when eaten fresh by cattle, horses, and other livestock, but their acrid taste and the blistering of the mouth caused by their poison means they are usually left uneaten. Poisoning can occur where buttercups are abundant in overgrazed fields where little other edible plant growth is left, and the animals eat them out of desperation.
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Hello Shir, amazingly good macro, stunning details and superb clarity and focus. I would like to take a shot as good as this, very fine work. You have a really good lens there.TFS
- [2008-04-06 14:30]
Hello Shir superb focus and creative shallow DOF fine control of focus indeed nice work tfs rgds Necip.