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Ononis spinosa

Ononis spinosa
Photo Information
Copyright: Umar Ulyn (goatman04) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 961 W: 2 N: 1863] (10573)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-05
Categories: Flowers
Exposure: f/2.8, 1/500 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2009-09-06 19:03
Viewed: 2837
Points: 27
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Ononis spinosa is a plant belonging to the family Fabaceae, that is commonly known as spiny restharrow or just restharrow.

Scientific classification

Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Trifolieae
Genus: Ononis
Species: O. spinosa

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This is intriguing, a plant that might have been used for the crown of thorns in the time of Christ. This type of plant would also be a deterrent to having someone walk through your yard.

Salam and Good Morning MF Umar,

An awesome close-up shot of this spiny wild beauty from wonderful POV, excellent DOF and nice composition.
TFS and have a nice week!


Hello Umar, another wild Mediterranean flower from nice POV.
TFS and regards,

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  • cirano Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 997 W: 0 N: 944] (13609)
  • [2009-09-07 3:11]

Slav █mar,
Interesting flower and good capture.TFS.

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  • KOMSIS Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 820 W: 0 N: 2419] (10674)
  • [2009-09-07 3:40]

Salam Umar,
Interesting than a flower ...
Composition, color and detail is excellent.
Best wishes,

Ciao Umar. Good macro in perfect focus - as usually- and amazing light. Good colours.


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  • mishe Gold Star Critiquer [C: 110 W: 0 N: 3] (1076)
  • [2009-09-07 7:18]

Salam Umar!
Colours,sharpness,light and compo are excellent.
With best wishes,

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  • joska Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 806 W: 0 N: 4092] (22535)
  • [2009-09-07 8:01]

Very good photo of this Plant! We have some similar but noting spinos!

Lovely colored this o. spinosa.
Great capture, very interesting type of plant.

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  • nglen Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2883 W: 30 N: 9683] (36145)
  • [2009-09-07 10:37]

Hi Umar. It looks very spiny plant indeed. With its tiny little pink flower. You are finding many different plant to show us. Good detail and natural looking colours. well done TFS.

Hello Umar
beautiful shot of these wild flowers with excellent composition and details!
TFS and regards, Bahadır

Hello Umar
superbe shot of this thorny plant, the small pink flowers are very beautiful
great POV, lighting and composition
Have a good night

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  • jaycee Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2454 W: 10 N: 8044] (25460)
  • [2009-09-07 16:59]

Hi Umar,

If these pretty little flowers have thorns they should be here in Tucson! Beautiful pinks and greens and once again, a lovely composition.


hello Umar

another of your excellent tree/flower photos,
fine focus to all the image with excellent sharpness
and details, it is like a Christmas tree, the flowers
being the lights on the Christmas tree, TFS


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