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Dog rose sprout; Brote de rosal silvestre

Rosa canina


Spring is finally here, at the mountains close to Madrid. Wild roses are starting to produce green a red sprouts. Notice the sharp thorns. It is said that the name comes from the shape of the thorns, that recall a dog fangs


Spotted at an open oak (Quercus pyrenaica) forest. Reserva de la Biosfera del Real Sitio de San Ildefonso-El Espinar.


Camera Model: NIKON D500. Exposure Time: 1/250 sec.; f/11; ISO Speed Rating: 800. Focal Length: 90.0 mm. No flash fired. DSC_0488; 0501

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Castilla y León, Spain

Lat: 40.71, Long: -4.23

Spotted on Apr 22, 2018
Submitted on May 17, 2018

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