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Drimia maritima

Drimia maritima
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Copyright: Ori Fragman Sapir (fragman) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3032 W: 11 N: 2351] (43778)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2016-09-20
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Canon G1x Mark II
Exposure: f/4, 1/1250 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2016-11-08 9:28
Viewed: 1012
Points: 2
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Being a poisonous plant, Drimia is covering over grazed slopes. It is a large bulb that blooms in early autumn without leaves. Bulb is poisonous, huge and shallow. Spike very tall and long with over 100 white flowers. Soon after blooming the fruit develop and disperse their black seeds. Leaves waxy, develop after rain in winter time. It is primarily a Mediterranean species, but penetrates the desert as u can see here.

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2016-11-08 15:19]

Hello Ori,
What an interesting plant, and yet shown close up, very beautiful. You mentioned that it is poisonous, do you mean to livestock only or people too? I like the way we can see it thriving in its natural habitat. Nicely composed while displaying very good detail and beautiful color.

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