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Silver Birch

By Greyheron
Here you can see the male and female flowers of the Silver Birch. The larger male flower is still closed for most of it's length, the tiny flowers are quite delicate and send out a fabulous yellow pollen which dusted my camera thoroughly!! The smaller female flower turns into the fruiting catkin which can be seen later in the year - I'm hoping to add these to the collection when they are full to bursting with new seed later in the season.

Tags: Flowers Tree Seeds Flowers and plants Close-up and macro Silver birch Birch Betula pendula

Voters: JohnoP, WindowonWildlife, Eva_B and 19 more


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Comments


bunbeam 10 2 United Kingdom
6 Apr 2011 11:18PM
lovely close up
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CarolG Plus
9 195 18 Greece
7 Apr 2011 6:21AM
A beautiful image, excellent detail and a fine background. Carol
soulofharmony 6 22 1 Norfolk Island
7 Apr 2011 8:08AM
Top class macro...!!!

Nikki !
Richsr Plus
9 90 223 England
7 Apr 2011 10:33AM
Excellent details and good colours too, informative write up too.
Regards Richard
Greyheron Plus
14 282 7 England
7 Apr 2011 12:00PM
Thank you for dropping in to look, vote and comment Smile

Mike
teocali Plus
8 441 18 England
7 Apr 2011 1:59PM
Fabulous detail, light, tones and textures Mike, couple with a great description. Top class macro capture complemented by a superb DOF.
Sylvia
Greyheron Plus
14 282 7 England
7 Apr 2011 7:25PM
Thank you Sylvia Smile

Mike

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