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Corn Poppies in Hierapolis


Corn Poppies in Hierapolis
Photo Information
Copyright: ayse ekmekci (ayseekmekci) (11)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2014-05-17
Categories: Flowers
Exposure: f/5.0, 1/1000 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2014-08-02 2:47
Viewed: 1360
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Papaver rhoeas (common names include corn poppy, corn rose, field poppy, Flanders poppy, red poppy, red weed, coquelicot, and, due to its odour, which is said to cause them, as headache and headwark) is a herbaceous species of flowering plant in the poppy family, Papaveraceae. This poppy, a native of Europe, is notable as an agricultural weed (hence the "corn" and "field") and as a symbol of fallen soldiers.

P. rhoeas sometimes is so abundant in agricultural fields that it may be mistaken for a crop. The only species of Papaveraceae grown as a field crop on a large scale is Papaver somniferum, the opium poppy.


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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
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Hi Ayse,truly nice this capture,the flowers are very common in my country too,but the scenery in background with this transparent water makes the difference! Great detail evrywhere and a bright red too,i like it! Have a nice Sunday and thanks,Luciano

Beautiful flower!

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