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Spring has sprung

By running_man    
Will someone out there put me right. Are these catkins or pussy willows or what are they. I am not sure but they just said spring is here to me so I snapped them.

Tags: Flowers Close-up and macro Buds Catkins Pussy willow

Voters: dave1207, ketch, ZInaNMooner and 15 more


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Comments


dave1207 9 14 England
29 Mar 2008 6:37PM
Not sure! but great spring image...well done. If CarolG see's it she will tell you Smile
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ketch 9 770 50 Turks And Caicos Islands
29 Mar 2008 6:37PM
Not sure what these are but they sure look great against the green bg.
29 Mar 2008 6:45PM
Great composition and colors, nice detail.
29 Mar 2008 6:56PM
Great shot. Sylvia
Juliee 10 382 4 England
29 Mar 2008 8:36PM
These are pussy willow, catkins are long & dangly.
Lovely shot, can't wait for the rest of spring to sprung!!

Julie
dark_lord Plus
12 1.8k 337 England
29 Mar 2008 11:12PM
Well, both. Pussy willows is the name specific to the catkins of some willow trees (Salix sp.). Other catkins that are long and thin appear on hazel, birch, poplar, alder and walnut.
climbing_orchid 11 321 1 United Kingdom
30 Mar 2008 12:18PM
Superb detail - beautifully presented
Liz x
30 Mar 2008 8:40PM
Thankyou for the info Julie and krimage. Spring is my favourite time of year as everything is coming to life again.
30 Mar 2008 9:55PM
Lovely image, great with the mint green background. Yes defo pussy willow. Great detail and texture! Well done, Melissa
samsalt1 9 34 4
31 Mar 2008 10:07PM
Catkins are pendulous whereas pussy willow tends to be as this fine example.
I love springtime too and its great to see all the pics that are being displayed on EPZ, keep up the good work.

Sam
CaroleA 10 5 3 England
1 Apr 2008 8:16PM
Really like the composition of this one, with the sweep from bottom right to top left. Nice and sharp where it needs to be and lovely background colour.

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