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Garden Snail in center of Aeonium Succulent

Helix aspersa

Description:

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

Habitat:

Urban house garden.


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58 Comments (1–25)

misako
misako 3 years ago

Thank you doreen.chambers.14!

doreen.chambers.14
doreen.chambers.14 3 years ago

So beautiful!

misako
misako 4 years ago

Thank you Francisco Araújo!

Francisco Araújo
Francisco Araújo 4 years ago

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. ( :/

misako
misako 5 years ago

Thank you Nés Vasquez!

Beautiful shoot!

misako
misako 5 years ago

Thank you so much staccyh!

staccyh
staccyh 5 years ago

This is one of my favourite spottings on PN. I keep coming back to look at the beautiful colours.

misako
misako 5 years ago

Thank you staccyh and Dilan Chathuranga!

Dilan Chathuranga
Dilan Chathuranga 5 years ago

Beautiful spotting!!

staccyh
staccyh 5 years ago

Beautiful composition.

misako
misako 6 years ago

@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.. : (

misako
misako 6 years ago

Thank you CassidyH. It is actually succulent leaves and not a flower.

CassidyH
CassidyH 6 years ago

The flower is so beautiful, it looks fake! You don't see that type of flower every day!

misako
misako 6 years ago

Thank you Jellyfishnebula!

Jellyfishnebula
Jellyfishnebula 6 years ago

That is a Beautiful Spotting!

misako
misako 6 years ago

Thank you batex and Chris Carille!

Chris Carille
Chris Carille 6 years ago

Really fantastic photo!

batex
batex 6 years ago

Cool plant!

Uday
Uday 6 years ago

np! :)

misako
misako 6 years ago

Thank you Sumukha Javagal!

misako
misako 6 years ago

Thank you Uday!

Sumukha Javagal
Sumukha Javagal 6 years ago

Amazing..! Loved the pattern and those colors..!

Uday
Uday 6 years ago

lovely!
amazing colour never seen a bright red-green combination of flower petals

California, USA

Lat: 37.83, Long: -122.28

Spotted on Apr 3, 2012
Submitted on Apr 4, 2012

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