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Paeonia mascula


Paeonia mascula
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Copyright: Lior Almagor (LiorAlmagor) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 14 W: 0 N: 90] (1266)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-04-19
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Nikon D200, Nikon AF-S VR 105mm 2.8G IF-ED Micro
Exposure: f/16, 1/50 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-12-12 2:57
Viewed: 3701
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Saxifragales
Family: Paeoniaceae
Genus: Paeonia
Species: Paeonia mascula
The Wild Peony (Paeonia mascula) also known as the Male or Balkan Peony and sometimes referred to by the synonym Paeonia corallina is a species of peony. A herbaceous perennial plant 0.51.5 metres tall, the Wild Peony has leaves which are divided into three segments and large red flowers in late spring and early summer. Native to China, Italy, Morocco, Spain, Greece, Turkey, Lebanon and Israel.
In Israel there is only one site (Mount. Meron) that this species exist.
this wild peony has become naturalised on two small islands in the UK.


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Ciao Lior, splendid light on lovely flower, beautiful natural colors and splendid sharpness, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2011-12-12 16:06]

Hi Lior,great capture of the earth of this beautiful peonia,i like the perfection of details and the fantastic colors too.Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano.

Hi Lior,
very nice species, rare in my country
TFS, Ferran

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