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I found this pretty little wild flower blooming in the sand dunes close to the sea. I haven't come across this before, and have been unable to ID it in any of my reference books. Anyone any idea of what it might be?
Wishing you all a great weekend of sunshine and photography!

Camera:Olympus FE-210 Check out Olympus Image Space!
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:white stars
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:11 Sep 2010 - 6:18 AM
Tags:Close-up, Close-up / macro, Flower, Flowers & plants, General, Plant, Stars, White, Wild
Votes:90
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cassiecat
cassiecat  539 forum posts England46 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2010 - 6:42 AM

v3 for the pearly look.lesley

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RajaSidambaram
11 Sep 2010 - 6:56 AM

Nice find, Carol. V1 and V2 are good greeting cards - Raja.

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KevinWalsham
11 Sep 2010 - 7:11 AM

its got to be v2 but only just very detailed on all images.

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franken
franken e2 Member 112913 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2010 - 7:25 AM

These are lovely.

Ken

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Freila
Freila  3106 forum posts
11 Sep 2010 - 7:34 AM

V3 If I had to pick one but they are all lovely photos

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VIKI
VIKI  7 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2010 - 7:35 AM

I love v1 but all 3 are lovely!!!

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prabhusinha
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11 Sep 2010 - 8:06 AM

Tapestry like work

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EAS
EAS e2 Member 5EAS vcard Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2010 - 8:16 AM

Exquisite!! V1 captured my attention immediately and though I love all 3, still holds 1st place for me!

Ann

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Cor
Cor  5 Belgium
11 Sep 2010 - 8:18 AM

V1 > V3 > V2 Beautyful +++++
cor

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unicorn17
unicorn17  5 Old Username was gilbo Scotland
11 Sep 2010 - 8:37 AM

Exquisite ,Carol !

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jonwebber
jonwebber  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2010 - 8:39 AM

V2, the background seems to lift the blooms.
jon

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4133 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2010 - 8:43 AM

I can't help with identification, I'm afraid, Carol, but it is a delightful flower and your arrangement in V 1 makes it the star performer for me today.
Ronnie.

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7328 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom880 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2010 - 8:45 AM

Absolutely delightful. But I think I go for V2 for the light and textures.
Moira

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Mynett
Mynett  5137 forum posts United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2010 - 9:04 AM

close closer closest.... a lovely trio

Linda

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 7282 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2010 - 9:11 AM

has to be V1 - simply beautiful and so delicate

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goso
goso e2 Member 7goso vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2010 - 9:12 AM

Your flora sets are just as delightful to see as are your fauna sets Carol..10/10...Bill

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Dee73
Dee73  5 England
11 Sep 2010 - 10:00 AM

3 great shots.
Damon

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W1ldside
W1ldside  4 United Kingdom29 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2010 - 10:31 AM

Say no more Carol
This is good work ~ Roots, cant beat it!
Regards Rick

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Traceyflowerpots

So pretty Carol and beautifully presented.

Sorry your parrots can not have my sunflower seeds as I am going to do a piece or artwork with them Smile

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teocali
teocali e2 Member 6191 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2010 - 10:57 AM

Exquisite work Carol - V1 for me.
Sylvia

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samarmishra
11 Sep 2010 - 11:04 AM

Hi Carol, this is an excellent set of image.. Good job done..

Samar.

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sparrowhawk
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11 Sep 2010 - 11:06 AM

stunning shots v2 and 3 are my faves

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Silverzone
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11 Sep 2010 - 11:08 AM

V1 for me today, beautiful dreamlike qualiy. Sylvia

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Gray_ina
Gray_ina  5
11 Sep 2010 - 11:09 AM

Morning Carol, These are very pretty, weather here very dull and damp. enjoy your weekend regards gray.

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digital_boi
11 Sep 2010 - 11:30 AM

V1 for me today Carol a must vieed large great dof

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 661 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England53 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2010 - 11:36 AM

#1 has been beautifully presented

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panda
panda  9 England1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2010 - 11:38 AM

Three lovely captures beautifully presented.

Regards Phil

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HobbitDave
11 Sep 2010 - 11:56 AM

Beautiful set, Carol, love the presentation in all. v.1 would make a lovely card.
Dave.

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alighalam
alighalam  5 Iran, Islamic Republic of1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2010 - 12:10 PM

Great close up shots dear Carol, very well seen, composed and captured.
Regards, Ali

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maryg
maryg e2 Member 566 forum postsmaryg vcard Scotland18 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2010 - 12:11 PM

Lovely images all! V1 has a beautiful tracery acros the image and just pips V3 if I were choosing.
Regards Mary

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 4EMJAYCEE vcard England9 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2010 - 1:02 PM

V1 is my favourite Carol, a beautiful presentation.
Joan.

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betts
betts  6 England
11 Sep 2010 - 1:47 PM

Cant say just one, all 3 are beautiful image's Carol, great presentation, love the colours and the dof..
betts

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2010 - 2:42 PM

Such a beautiful little flower Carol. V1 is my favorite version of it........Sandy

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 5TrevBatWCC vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2010 - 3:30 PM

Whatever it is, it's beautiful, Carol, and you've captured it and presented it very nicely here.
TrevB Smile

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jaktis
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11 Sep 2010 - 3:55 PM

Lovely presentations

Peter

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Anjantoo
Anjantoo  6 England1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2010 - 3:57 PM

Humbug Carol, I've given up on sunshine for this year!
What a beautiful little flower, love the way that you hve presented them in V1 and V3.
Jann
xxx

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11 Sep 2010 - 4:22 PM

Presentation shot on
mike

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11 Sep 2010 - 5:22 PM

Number one it has to be

dven

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PinkK
PinkK  480 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2010 - 5:28 PM

Beautiful set!
Kaleena

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nigele1
nigele1 e2 Member 9nigele1 vcard
11 Sep 2010 - 5:51 PM

Just simple and beautiful, lovely illustrations for a book of poems.

Nigel

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chalkhillblue
chalkhillblue e2 Member 5143 forum postschalkhillblue vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2010 - 6:46 PM

V1 Carol, a really lovely image.
David

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Joline
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11 Sep 2010 - 7:15 PM

Only guessing, a type of wild silene?
Absolutely gorgeous presentation in v1.

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Billyray
Billyray  670 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2010 - 8:22 PM

Three crackers Carol, V1 closely followed by V2.
Ray

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11 Sep 2010 - 10:36 PM

V1 for me great work good image.

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Suehh
Suehh e2 Member 739 forum postsSuehh vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
11 Sep 2010 - 10:39 PM

So pretty Carol - V1 would make a perfect greetings card - it is so softly romantic - love V2 too. Beautiful tones and composition.

Sue

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LexEquine  7 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2010 - 12:46 AM

Three excellent captures & image renderings, Carol, of these lovely pastel white seaside Wildflowers. V1 & V3 are my favs, today. Hope that your Weekend is going well...Pietro

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Misteree
Misteree  7 Australia
12 Sep 2010 - 4:52 AM

Very beautiful! Well done!

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brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2010 - 4:00 PM

One word: WONDERFUL!
Johanna

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12 Sep 2010 - 5:49 PM

just beautiful Carol

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nickyv32
nickyv32 e2 Member 6135 forum postsnickyv32 vcard England
13 Sep 2010 - 8:48 AM

Beautiful set Carol, just love No 1, a PM coming your way shortly

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Carrie_1  4 Wales6 Constructive Critique Points
13 Sep 2010 - 5:22 PM

Stunning shot love V1
Caroline

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avocet
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13 Sep 2010 - 5:54 PM

What a lovely delicate flower. I prefer V1. Bet the weather is better in Crete than here!

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13 Sep 2010 - 6:03 PM

A wonderful image.
Beautifully presented.
V1 is my fav'.
Geoff.

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13 Sep 2010 - 10:32 PM

Three exquisite images Carol, the sand dunes make the perfect background.

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brianhaslam
14 Sep 2010 - 6:45 PM

Artily done.

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15 Sep 2010 - 11:05 AM

Definitely V1 for me. Very lovely.
Sandra

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viscostatic
23 Oct 2010 - 9:08 PM

Really beautiful.

Phil.

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