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Red poppy

Red poppy
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Copyright: Snezana Lukic (Sneza) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Silver Note Writer [C: 94 W: 27 N: 16] (672)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2005-05-22
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Canon PowerShot A70
Exposure: f/2.8, 1/1000 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Poppies around the world, flower(red)II [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2005-05-28 16:40
Viewed: 3924
Points: 2
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Poppy, Papaver somniferum L., is an annual herb native to Southeastern Europe and western Asia. Also known as opium poppy, the species is cultivated extensively in many countries, including Iran, Turkey, Holland, Poland, Romania, Czechoslovakia, Yugoslavia, India, Canada, and many Asian and Central and South American countries. Reaching a height of 1.2 meters, the erect plant can have white, pink, red, or purple flowers. Seeds range in color from white to a slate shade that is called blue in commercial classifications.

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Hello Snezana! Very sensuous portrait of this lovely poppy! One of my favourite flowers. Colours are radiant, very well done! Linda

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