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Anemone hortensis ssp. heldreichii

Posted by
Johan Dierckx (Wijnegem, Belgium) on 15 March 2011 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Series: "Wild flowers of Crete"

Anemone hortensis ssp. heldreichii. is a pretty little anemone endemic to Crete and the Karpathos islands. Most often found with white petals, it is sometimes pink or mauve/blue. The anthers are blue or violet. It is found in olive groves, rocky places and phrygana.

Image: Spili (Crete) - 08/04/2010

Canon EOS 400D 1/640 second F/5.6 ISO 200 150 mm

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Christine from Duns, United Kingdom

Beautiful and really like the way you have framed it

15 Mar 2011 7:32am

Veronique from Sarrouilles, France

these small touches of blue..........I love this picture

15 Mar 2011 8:26am

Mirjam from Kyiv, Ukraine

Beautiful composition. I also like the small blue ....

15 Mar 2011 3:31pm

Canon EOS 400D
1/640 second
ISO 200
150 mm