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Sturt's Desert Pea


Sturt's Desert Pea
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Copyright: Odile Young (OPYphoto) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 37 W: 4 N: 117] (714)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-09-17
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Canon 500D
Exposure: f/7.1, 1/50 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2014-04-17 23:22
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Points: 8
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A well-known Australian endemic from the drier inland, the Sturt's Desert Pea (Swansonia formosa) is easily recognisable with its bright red petals (sometimes white) and black (sometime red) centre. It is a prostrate plant, flowering in spring after rain and is considered as a short lived perenial, able to survive the scorching summer temperatures of inland Australia. Also the floral emblem of South Australia.
This particular specimen was photographed in September, in the Pilbara.

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Hello Mr.Silvio,
照的清晰 很漂亮的花朵
顏色鮮豔華麗 光線亮麗 花朵也很漂亮
構圖美麗 背景深遂
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STONE

amazing legume, TFS Ori

Bonsoir Odile,
Agréable valorisation du sujet dans une belle lumière.
A bientôt sur TN pour de nouvelles aventures.
Gérard

Bonsoir Odile,
Voilà une somptueuse fabaceae, avec des couleurs spectaculaires peu fréquentes dans nos milieux naturels.
Salutations
Hervé

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