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Lactuca tuberosa

Lactuca tuberosa
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Copyright: Ori Fragman Sapir (fragman) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3032 W: 11 N: 2351] (43778)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-05-01
Categories: Flowers
Exposure: f/22, 1/200 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2008-05-29 6:05
Viewed: 3351
Points: 8
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Lactuca tuberosa is a tuberous plant with a milky sap. The beautiful flowering heads open at night and close as soon as the sun comes out, in cloudy days they remain open till noontime.
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Hi Ori superb macro with ecxellent clarity. Nice POV and details.
TFS my friend!


Bonsoir Ori
La laitue jaune, je ne l'avais pas vu,
Iic on la voit souvent dans les tons de bleu

  • Great 
  • zulfu Gold Star Critiquer [C: 685 W: 0 N: 2] (43)
  • [2008-05-29 13:22]

Hello Ori, wonderful flower and its macro shot! TFS.
Regards, Mehmet

An excellent close-up of the flower, very nice. Interesting note too. I've never heard of a night-flowering Lactuca, all the species I'm familiar with are diurnal flowering.


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