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Shining Scabious

Scabiosa lucida L.

Description:

Shining scagious blooms from August to October. It is a flower of Alpine tundra and the highest point where it was spotted 2150 m.s.l. (Belianske Tatras.)

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3 Comments

LarsKorb
LarsKorb 10 years ago

In not just a few cases I do like the bud development much more over the final blossom - actually the development from buds to blossom and then the fading processes fascinate me.
The Giant Onion (in my collection) is a good example.

hayde
hayde 10 years ago

Thanks, at first when I saw the one on the first picture, I though it was a completely different flower from the blooming one.

LarsKorb
LarsKorb 10 years ago

beautiful clean catch

hayde
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województwo małopolskie, Poland

Spotted on Aug 15, 2011
Submitted on Aug 24, 2011

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