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Minuartia recurva subsp. carica

Minuartia recurva subsp. carica
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Copyright: Volkan Eroglu (Gramineae) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 62 W: 3 N: 212] (1074)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2003-01-01
Categories: Flowers
Exposure: f/2.8, 1/350 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-01-30 7:12
Viewed: 5887
Points: 9
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Minuartia recurva subsp. carica McNeill [TR:] Taşkıran [EN:] sandwort, stitchwort

Tufted perennial, less than 10 cm, densely tufted, almost cushionforming,plants very densely caespitose to pulvinate; only the upper stems and pedicels glandular-pubescent;leaf-fascicles 1-1 •5(-2) cm, often curved, with slightly fleshy to setaceous leaves; stem leaves often recurved, ± falcate; leaves rigid, terete to triangular in section, obscurely veined;. Inflorescence rather lax, 3-12-flowered; bracts 3-5-veined, the uppermost always 3-veined; sepals often ovate, acuminate, 3-5(-7)- veined, the innermost usually 3-veined; petals not longer than sepals.Capsule as-long as or a little longer than calyx. Seeds obscurely tuberculate throughout.

Flowering: 7

Habitat: Mountain slopes

Altitude: 1800-2200 m.

Note: I know, photo is not good but i wanted to share.

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hello Volkan
Great shot with good details of the plant with the flowers
nice pose on TN with beautfiul colours
greeting lou

Good portrait, nice to see unusual plants from neighbouring countries. regards Yiannis

beautiful species, TFS Ori

Hy Volkan
I would love the image if you could manage to obtain a sharp focus on the foreground flowers. These alpine flowers are not growing in accesible places, so I accept.
Keep shooting,

yazı özleten çok güzel bir görünüm. karanfil grubundan çok güzel çiçekler ve güzel bir fotoğraf. eline sağlık Volkan.

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