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green and red


green and red
Photo Information
Copyright: Heike Nagel (Nagel) (8)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-08-04
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Nikon D40 X
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2008-08-06 6:41
Viewed: 4121
Points: 2
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Rosa canina (lit. Dog Rose, often called incorrectly Rosehip) is a variable scrambling rose species native to Europe, northwest Africa and western Asia.

It is a deciduous shrub normally ranging in height from 1-5 m, though sometimes it can scramble higher into the crowns of taller trees. Its stems are covered with small, sharp, hooked spines, which aid it in climbing. The leaves are pinnate, with 5-7 leaflets. The flowers are usually pale pink, but can vary between a deep pink and white. They are 4-6 cm diameter with five petals, and mature into an oval 1.5-2 cm red-orange fruit, or hip.

I found this wonderful red hip while wandering around on a nature reserve trail near Harsefeld.
I hope you enjoy my photo.
any comments and critiques are welcome.

heike


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  • Metin Silver Star Critiquer [C: 25 W: 0 N: 16] (176)
  • [2008-08-06 8:30]

beatiful red with your rosehip.. i have never seen this type and good luck! yor picture is succesful

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