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The garden snail, Helix aspersa was introduced to California as a food animal in the 1850s and is now a notorious agricultural pest there, especially in citrus groves. Many areas have quarantines established for preventing the importation of the snail in plant matter. Wikipedia
Urban house garden.
Spotted on Apr 3, 2012
Submitted on Apr 4, 2012
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58 Comments (1–25)
Thank you doreen.chambers.14!
Thank you Francisco Araújo!
Awesome! I like how the colors in the plant make an explosion in your eye when they combine whith the snail shell in the center. ( :/
Thank you Nés Vasquez!
Thank you so much staccyh!
This is one of my favourite spottings on PN. I keep coming back to look at the beautiful colours.
Thank you staccyh and Dilan Chathuranga!
@Gilma Jeannette Ospino Ferreira-Norman do they not grow in Costa Rica?
Ohhh... How do I miss my Succulents!! I had a garden full of them in California and when I see that beauty I wish I could have them here in Costa Rica.. : (
Thank you CassidyH. It is actually succulent leaves and not a flower.
The flower is so beautiful, it looks fake! You don't see that type of flower every day!
Thank you Jellyfishnebula!
That is a Beautiful Spotting!
Thank you batex and Chris Carille!
Really fantastic photo!
Thank you Sumukha Javagal!
Thank you Uday!
Amazing..! Loved the pattern and those colors..!
amazing colour never seen a bright red-green combination of flower petals