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Papaver alpinum subsp. rhaeticum

Posted by
Johan Dierckx (Wijnegem, Belgium) on 25 September 2012 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Papaver alpinum subsp. rhaeticum (NL: Rhaetische klaproos / EN: Rhaetian Alps poppy, Yellow alpine poppy / DE: Rhätische Alpenmohn, Gelber Alpen-Mohn / FR: Pavot doré, Pavot orangé, Coquelicot d’or) is a poppy found in the Alps. Subsp. rhaeticum has light yellow to orange petals and feathery foliage is found in the Central and Southern Alps. In Austria, it is scattered around Carinthia, Styria and Salzburg, in Switzerland allegedly only in the Engadin.

Image: Pontresina (CH) – 15/07/2012

Canon EOS 400D 1/800 second F/5.6 ISO 200 150 mm

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marceline from tournai, Belgium

belle ambiance avec ces roches..

25 Sep 2012 5:53am

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice & amazing!!!
so beautiful focus, colors, lights & texture!!!
L O V E L Y !

25 Sep 2012 12:59pm

Learning Soul from Bangalore, India

The colours look stunning against the rocks.. beautiful frame

26 Sep 2012 4:51am

Canon EOS 400D
1/800 second
ISO 200
150 mm