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Lamium amplexicaule

Lamium amplexicaule
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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: 2011-02-07
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Nikon D-5000, 18-55mm AF-S Nikkor, @ ISO 200
Exposure: f/16, 1/200 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-02-09 1:54
Viewed: 3429
Points: 16
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Lamium amplexicaule L. [TR:]Ballıbaba [EN:] Henbit Deadnettle, Greater Henbit

Annual. Stems 1-45 em, pubescent to subglabrous. Leaves ovate-reniform to suborbicular, (2.5-)7-25(-30) x (2.6-)7-25(-30) mm, cordate to obtuse, crenate, doubly crenate or palmately lobed. Bracts suborbicular to broadly triangular, amplexicaul, lower (6-)7-25(-30) x (6-)10-31(-35) mm. Verticillasters 1-5(-7), 4-10-flowered. Calyx 4-8.5 mm, tubular, teeth 1.5-4(-4.5) mm, equalling or slightly longer than tube. Corolla purplish, with purple spots on lower lip, 13-28 mm ; tube whitish, 10-25 mm, straight, without annulus; upper lip 2-6 mm. Nutlets (1.5-)1.9-2.5(-3.0) x (0.7-)0.9-1.5 mm, smooth, dark brown, with or without whitish spots. Sometimes cleistogamous.

Flowering: 2-11.

Habitat: Hillsides, open steppe, cultivated land, roadsides, waste places.

Altitude: 3-2270 m

Reference: Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands Vol: 7

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2011-02-09 2:02]

Hi Volkan,what a beautiful macro of this lamium.I'm waiting the first too in my country but is too cold.Great choice of a low point of view to create this magic contrast whit the blue sky in background,great sharpness and colors too.Thanks for share,have a nice day,LUCIANO.

Hallo Volkan
Wow, what a marvelous image you got here. Very sharp and clear. Gorgeous details. Just perfect exposure. It looks like three thumbs up to say Bravo! Thanks for sharing. Best regards.

hello Volkan
very good sharpness and nice light
the details are very good slao the colours who are beautiful
greeting lou

Hello Volkan,
very impressive capture, vivid colors, excellent POV,
TFS, regards,

What a beautiful flower when seen close-up this common plant is. Nicely photographed. regards Yiannis

Ciao Volkan, beautiful composition with lovely lamium, wonderful colors, fine details, excellent sharpness and splendid light, very well done my friend, ciao Silvio

Selamlar Volkan bey,
Bu ne güzellik böyle.
Mükemmel bir kare olmuş.

very nice capture of this common weed, greetings Ori

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