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Anemone hortensis

Anemone hortensis
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Copyright: Nikos Roditakis (NikosR) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 76 W: 3 N: 447] (3436)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2017-01-19
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Nikon D5200, 90mm Tamron AF SP f/2.8 VC USD
Exposure: f/11, 1/160 seconds
Details: (Fill) Flash: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Date Submitted: 2017-01-20 4:41
Viewed: 1199
Points: 8
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Anemone hortensis ssp heldreichii
Family: Ranunculaceae

A wide spread endemic wild anemone in Crete flowering from end of January to thye end of February. It is short to medium parennial plant 20-40cm height. Its flower 3-6cm diametre are solitary, fragnant ranging in color of petals from white, bluish-purple to deep purple and numerous bluish or violet stamens and blue anthers.

It thrives on hills, uncultivated lands from sea level up to 1200m.
I posted the two more common colors in WS

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2017-01-20 4:52]

Hi Nikos,it's springtime in Crete as i can see with these 3 magnificent pics showing us the anemone in different colors. I must to wait 2 months in the northen Italy..hhee...the main pic is fantastic,a lovely decentralized composition made in a wonderful sharpness and correct exposure,very well done! Have a nice weekend and thanks,Luciano

nice one, really early ...

hallo Nikos
very nice picture with beautiful colours
i love the Anemone plant with his many colours
gr lou

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2017-01-20 12:08]

Hello Nikos,
An eye catching photo of this gorgeous bloom. I love the rich vibrant colors and crystal clear detail. WS images are of the same top quality. Great work!!

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