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jack in the pulpit

jack in the pulpit
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Copyright: Linda Logan (zenitlady) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 182 W: 1 N: 176] (794)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2005-05-19
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ3
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2005-05-20 20:18
Viewed: 5489
Points: 8
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We took a trek through the St.John's Conservation area just north of Fonthill Ontario. This is an area of sandy hills and valleys and Carolinean forest formed by glacial meltwaters (kame.) Throughout this magical woodland there are many species of wildflowers. One of my favourites is this jack-in-the-pulpit. If you are unfamiliar with this plant, you can see the little "jack" sitting inside the cup, or pulpit. Early afternoon, sunny day.
Jack-in-the-pulpit (Arisaema triphyllum)1 to 3 feet tall. Spathe with purple and green stripes, hooded, enclosing clublike spadix(flowers clustered at base); leaves divided into 3 oval leaflets; berries red, clustered. Moist woods, April to July.

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Excelent shot and well don eon this composition.
Mine are just starting to make there way up.


Nice one Linda , a well seen image a little tight on the right side but not seriously so. I know how dark it would of been under the trees making for very slow shutterspeeds, as our native arum which grows in simular conditions has the same common name, though in yours I think it is more appropriate. TFS

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  • dew77 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4432 W: 248 N: 4028] (13270)
  • [2005-05-21 7:12]

Hello Linda!
Very nice plant picture.Lighting,details,colors and composition are wonderful.TFS...:-)

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  • ian Gold Star Critiquer [C: 65 W: 0 N: 0] (0)
  • [2005-05-31 5:01]

Great photo. Wonderful colours. Pretty photo.

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