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Silene colorata

Silene colorata

Description:

Life and mathematics! very nice example of 5-fold symmetry. Silene colorata starts to fold down during the day with heat. Early in the morning is completely unfolded. The 4th picture is from a fresh one, early in the morning

Habitat:

Holm oak and pine tree forest

Notes:

Camera Model: NIKON D300. Exposure Time: 1/125 sec.; f/11; ISO Speed Rating: 400. Focal Length: 90.0 mm.

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24 Comments

arlanda
arlanda 5 years ago

Thanks Jim!

Jim Nelson
Jim Nelson 5 years ago

Excellent spotting, Arlanda!

arlanda
arlanda 8 years ago

Thanks Gerardo

arlanda
arlanda 8 years ago

Thanks Luis

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 8 years ago

Wonderful series !

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 8 years ago

Nice series Arlanda!

arlanda
arlanda 8 years ago

I am glad that you like it, Lauren

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 8 years ago

Wow! Beautiful last shot!

arlanda
arlanda 8 years ago

I just added a forth picture of a fresh flower taken early in the morning with the petals wide open

arlanda
arlanda 8 years ago

You are completely right, LaurenZarate!
Right now I will added. Thanks

arlanda
arlanda 8 years ago

Thanks Satyen

Wild Things
Wild Things 8 years ago

Beautiful flower Arlanda :-)

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 8 years ago

Very beautiful! You should add that early morning photo! It would complete your series. Love it.

arlanda
arlanda 8 years ago

Thanks cranbrook-sda-youth1

Amazing!

arlanda
arlanda 8 years ago

Thanks isabella1

arlanda
arlanda 8 years ago

Right Alice! When is hot I can only find them completely open very early in the morning, and then, slowly, as the temperature rises they roll down slowly until you cannot see very much of them. But the next morning they are there, completely unfolded

arlanda
arlanda 8 years ago

Thanks Daniele

arlanda
arlanda 8 years ago

Thanks Little Rex

arlanda
arlanda 8 years ago

Thanks Sachin

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 8 years ago

A good example of Plant adaptation to it's climate!

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 8 years ago

Wonderful Arlanda!

Little Rex
Little Rex 8 years ago

Amazing

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 8 years ago

Beautiful,,

arlanda
Spotted by
arlanda

Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain

Spotted on Apr 18, 2013
Submitted on May 16, 2013

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