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Prunella Vulgaris

By clive burrow
I think this is a selfheal (prunella vulgaris), at least that's the closest I can find in my book of the countryside Wink

Spotted these on Sunday afternoon whilst out with greyheron and allix walking the dogs in Bedfords Park, Romford. I returned there again last night after work and came up with this one.
Camera tripod mounted very low, and off camera flash used to give some much needed light.

Many thanks for looking

Tags: Flash Flower Flowers and plants Close-up and macro Bedfords park Wildlife and nature Clive burrow

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Comments


Platchet 9 5 8 Wales
26 Jun 2012 7:13PM
Lovely depth of field.

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mattberry 12 259 14 England
26 Jun 2012 7:26PM
Nicely done Clive, yes it is Selfheal.

Matt
tomcat 11 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
26 Jun 2012 8:08PM
The master of wild flowers to the rescueWink

It looks so delicate Clive, I'm surprised it has survived the constant wet batteringSad

Adrian
tonyng Plus
6 8 2 United Kingdom
26 Jun 2012 8:12PM
Beautifully done. Smile
26 Jun 2012 10:25PM
Excellent image and the flash has worked well with no tell tale signs.
Alun
Ade_Osman 13 4.5k 36 England
27 Jun 2012 1:35AM
Beautifully capture here Clive, surprised That Mike didn't beat you to it though Grin

Ade
Greyheron 14 282 7 England
27 Jun 2012 5:59PM
Superb work Clive - wonderful detail showing the structure of the plant perfectly - had great fun running the dogs on Sunday Smile

You'll have to show me how to turn the camera on next time we meet and which end to point where...

Mike
27 Jun 2012 7:38PM
Thanks guys, appreciate your comments and votes.

Mike, thought you may have been back since and had a go with those fungi we discoveredWink
Greyheron 14 282 7 England
3 Jul 2012 8:19PM
Alas no Clive - still struggling with motivation and photography...!!!

There were lots of Shaggy Inkcaps on the golf course today...Belhus might be worth a look soonish...

Mike

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