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Granite Buttercup


Granite Buttercup
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Copyright: Ian Fegent (ifegent) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 13 W: 0 N: 55] (404)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2019-01-01
Categories: Flowers, Mountain
Camera: Pentax K1 Mk2, Pentax 2.8 100mm macro
Exposure: f/14.0, 1/160 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2019-01-15 16:34
Viewed: 45
Points: 2
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Ranunculus graniticola (Granite Buttercup)
Ranunculus...from Latin, rana, a frog and ulus, little, ie "little frog", apparently referring to the swampy habitat of many species and graniticola...growing in rocky hills
Ranunculus is a genus of 400-500 species worldwide with about 47 species native to Australia. They may be annuals or perennials usually with shiny-yellow flowers and are known as "buttercups". This one grows in profusion high in Kosciuszko National Park in wet, rocky areas.


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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6229 W: 89 N: 15359] (64294)
  • [2019-01-16 1:45]

Hi Ian,there is something like that in my country,blooming in early springtime,the "ficaria" subspecies,and i know how isn't easy to have a good pic with this terrific metallic yellow..ehehe..your is excellent,very bright and well exposed,i like it! Thanks for the info about the restart of TN and have a nice evening! Luciano

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