Things Up Close

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I was out on my working bike (the one that carries my D700) with my friend Grant, when I had another one of those WOW moments, where I discovered a new flower I had never noticed before over the years I have ridden the trail… now that my eye is a bit better trained, I noticed this alien looking bloom in a bank of greenery… This is the bloom of an Iowa damp woodlands plant with many names including Solentine and Jewelweed… Native North Americans found the juice of the plant useful for treating a variety of skin ailments…
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I was out on my working bike (the one that carries my D700) with my friend Grant, when I had another one of those WOW moments, where I discovered a new flower I had never noticed before over the years I have ridden the trail… now that my eye is a bit better trained, I noticed this alien looking bloom in a bank of greenery… This is the bloom of an Iowa damp woodlands plant with many names including Solentine and Jewelweed… Native North Americans found the juice of the plant useful for treating a variety of skin ailments…

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  1. josepha-amarantine said: very nice capture. You seem to know a lot about flowers!! Really impressive
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