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Lathyrus vernus

Posted by
Johan Dierckx (Wijnegem, Belgium) on 26 May 2011 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Series: Images of a botanical trip to the Free State of Thuringia (German: Freistaat Thüringen) in Germany from 15 - 19/04/2011

Lathyrus vernus (NL: Voorjaarslathyrus / EN: Spring pea / DE: Frühlings-Platterbse) is a typical plant of the Central European deciduous forests. The inflorescences are clusters of three to eight (rarely 10) flowers, shorter or longer than its carrying sheet. The crown is 13 to 20 mm long, red-violet colored and is wilting blue to blue-green. Flowering time is April to May.

Image: Mühlberg (DE) - 16/04/2011

Canon EOS 400D 1/30 second F/5.6 ISO 100 150 mm

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marc battault from clermont ferrand, France

a nice depth of field ,beautiful rendering !
friendships !

26 May 2011 4:01pm

Demo from Villeneuve d, France

Wow! really a strange colour!
wonderful flowers!

1 Jun 2011 9:29am

Canon EOS 400D
1/30 second
ISO 100
150 mm