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Fushia Fun


Fushia Fun
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Copyright: Lori Cannon (LCannon) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 374 W: 137 N: 804] (3107)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2005-05-07
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Kodak Easyshare LS753
Exposure: f/3.0, 1/32 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2005-05-13 0:21
Viewed: 2941
Points: 8
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Maybe Julie can help me with the ident with her new wildflower book, I haven't been able to find this one yet. Another of the beautiful flowers found on our hike up the Eagle Creek Trail.

Update: I found out this information about this flower.

Geranium robertianum - Herb-Robert geranium
Herb-Robert geranium prefers shady, moist areas. It grows in a small clump about 12 inches high and wide.

Foliage and stems are very pubescent. Foliage is deeply dissected, though the leaves are not typical of other geraniums (dovefoot and Carolina geranium) in this family.

Both stems and foliage have a strong and nauseating smell. The smell is not disgusting like rotten eggs, but it is more of a strong chemical smell.

Flowers usually occur in pairs. Flowers have 5 petals, 10 stamens, and 1 style. Petals are pink to magenta, with white streaks.

State Noxious Weed Lists for 43 States.
Photo: Cropped, Resized


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Halo Lori!
This is wonderful! Great spring shot. I love your great photo.

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  • TAZ Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2241 W: 47 N: 3167] (10926)
  • [2005-05-13 3:41]

Belle et intéressante composition photographique bien réalisée pour ces petites fleurs. Jolies couleurs et bonne netteté. Je suis curieux de connaitre leur ID...
Nice & Well Done !

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  • red45 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2636 W: 74 N: 9091] (31094)
  • [2005-05-13 4:09]

Nice job Lori! Sunny and joyfull picture, I like those colorful flowers on green BG.

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  • PDP Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor [C: 2821 W: 344 N: 3779] (11769)
  • [2005-05-17 6:59]

Very nice shot Lori, I like the two flowers on display shows us the difference. Very nice details and colours. Good note too, well done & thanks for posting.

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