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gagea graeca

Posted by
Johan Dierckx (Wijnegem, Belgium) on 30 March 2011 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Series: "Wild flowers of Crete"

gagea graeca is distinguished from the other members of the gagea genus by its white, bell-shaped flower. It is a perennial with slender, wel-bent stems and dart-shaped leaves, most of them basal. The flowers are six part and with dark veining. Found in stony 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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Didier DE ZAN from somewhere, France

Beautiful shot

30 Mar 2011 5:33am

Veronique from Sarrouilles, France

I appreciate the care you take when making pictures

30 Mar 2011 7:15am

Aubélia from Kortrijk, Belgium

Een mooie, speelse foto.

30 Mar 2011 8:05am

Sylvie49 capture image from Anjou - Maine et Loire, France

5* I like !

30 Mar 2011 9:04am

Anca from Galati, Romania

Beautiful image!

30 Mar 2011 6:24pm

Loner from Wörgl, Austria

Dieses zarte Blümchen wirkt besonders schön, weil es zum Hintergrund freigestellt ist.

2 Apr 2011 5:12am

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