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White Prickly Poppy

White Prickly Poppy
Photo Information
Copyright: Jim White (jmirah) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 509 W: 5 N: 1141] (4687)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-04-16
Categories: Flowers
Camera: KODAK Z612, 35-420mm Schneider Kreuznach Variogon
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Wildflowers of the World, Flower Power, Wildflowers of Texas, Flower(white) [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2007-04-19 7:55
Viewed: 3085
Points: 2
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White Prickly Poppy

While driving a back road looking for blooming cacti on the west end of Galveston Island I noticed a single white flower in the middle of a cow pasture. Upon investigating I discovered it to be a White Prickly Poppy, a flower that I had never heard of nor seen before a fellow Trekker posted a photo of one along with a very informative note. There are many plants with many buds about to bloom so I'm sure I will return for more photos.

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To angybone: Hi Angelinajmirah 1 04-20 13:25
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Beautiful shot! You captured the delicacy of the petals...kinda amazing in contrast to those sticky stickers. :)

The colors are nice and sharp and the edges of the petals look great...you have that crispness going on.

Well, somebody in Austin is enjoying seeing this prickly poppy. I was in CompUSA playing with a touch screen computer and decided to check out the latest photos in the gallery. Found yours about the time my boss started hollering for me to go home. ha ha

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