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Re: [THEME] Flowers, Weird and Wonderful (or maybe not?)
« Reply #75 on: April 22, 2020, 20:36:01 »
Salvia Leucopylla, Purple Sage, in the late afternoon shade.  Nikon 180/2.8 AiS.  Native to California, but in this case planted as landscaping by the Department Of Transportation.
Keith B., Santa Monica, CA, USA

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Re: [THEME] Flowers, Weird and Wonderful (or maybe not?)
« Reply #76 on: April 22, 2020, 22:06:05 »
Nice flower, and nice colors.
I like the way the background is rendered.

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Re: [THEME] Flowers, Weird and Wonderful (or maybe not?)
« Reply #77 on: April 23, 2020, 07:22:31 »
Salvia Leucopylla, Purple Sage, in the late afternoon shade.  Nikon 180/2.8 AiS.  Native to California, but in this case planted as landscaping by the Department Of Transportation.

Quite a beauty reminds me a bit of a Monarda and also Phlomis, the stacked flowering.

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Re: [THEME] Flowers, Weird and Wonderful (or maybe not?)
« Reply #78 on: April 24, 2020, 04:47:29 »
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Re: [THEME] Flowers, Weird and Wonderful (or maybe not?)
« Reply #79 on: April 25, 2020, 03:47:37 »
Ken, Does Skunk Cabbage have a smell?  Are you in the southeast USA? Just wondering...
Keith B., Santa Monica, CA, USA

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Re: [THEME] Flowers, Weird and Wonderful (or maybe not?)
« Reply #80 on: April 25, 2020, 04:29:22 »
Ken, Does Skunk Cabbage have a smell?  Are you in the southeast USA? Just wondering...
Yes
Not as bad as it sounds.  But you would be glad that it's not smell-o-vision.

No
Just a state north of you ,but in the NW corner
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Re: [THEME] Flowers, Weird and Wonderful (or maybe not?)
« Reply #81 on: April 25, 2020, 04:58:05 »
Ken's skunk cabbage is western skunk cabbage (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lysichiton_americanus), common in the Northwest, different from eastern skunk cabbage (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Symplocarpus_foetidus) or California Corn Lily (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Symplocarpus_foetidus), which I grew up calling skunk cabbage, common up near Lassen National Park close to where I grew up. 

Western skunk cabbage can have a definite odor but has never much bothered me. Here's an image of one near where I camped several weeks ago, in that same NW corner of Ken's state:
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Re: [THEME] Flowers, Weird and Wonderful (or maybe not?)
« Reply #82 on: April 26, 2020, 18:47:28 »
Ken and Tim:  Thanks for the additional info!
Keith B., Santa Monica, CA, USA

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Re: [THEME] Flowers, Weird and Wonderful (or maybe not?)
« Reply #83 on: April 26, 2020, 18:56:38 »

No
Just a state north of you ,but in the NW corner

Astoria?
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Re: [THEME] Flowers, Weird and Wonderful (or maybe not?)
« Reply #84 on: April 26, 2020, 19:25:02 »
Keith - nice light in that Salvia shot.

Tim and Ken - nice flowers! Do you know what kind of insects these plants attract?

Spring time.. willow flowers.
Lars Hansen  .. with a Fujifilm X-E1

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Re: [THEME] Flowers, Weird and Wonderful (or maybe not?)
« Reply #85 on: April 26, 2020, 19:52:27 »
Pasqueflower from the garden...


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Re: [THEME] Flowers, Weird and Wonderful (or maybe not?)
« Reply #86 on: April 26, 2020, 20:22:42 »
No not Astoria.
Not sure about insects. Maybe flies  ;)
I hear Bears like to eat it.
Ken Smith

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Re: [THEME] Flowers, Weird and Wonderful (or maybe not?)
« Reply #87 on: May 02, 2020, 13:43:15 »
Some indoor work on a rainy corona day.
At least this herb smells delightful.
Z6 2x104mm f4. Stack of 10 images

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Re: [THEME] Flowers, Weird and Wonderful (or maybe not?)
« Reply #88 on: May 02, 2020, 14:12:11 »
Some indoor work on a rainy corona day.
At least this herb smells delightful.
Z6 2x104mm f4. Stack of 10 images

Rosmarinus

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Re: [THEME] Flowers, Weird and Wonderful (or maybe not?)
« Reply #89 on: May 02, 2020, 17:36:09 »
Fons you are right  :)