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Sanguinaria canadensis

A member of the poppy family, this North American native stands 4-7 inches tall and grows in sheltered woodlands. The American Indians used the juice from underground rhizomes (which is blood red) to dye baskets, clothing, as war paint and as an insect repellant.

In just a few hours we will be traveling to Rhode Island to visit family! Likely we will be too busy for much internet time--

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achieverswales 7 8 101 Wales
15 Apr 2013 12:21AM
Excellent clarity and composition Jenn, the splash of green in the background works very well, have a great safe trip.



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LexEquine 12 19 United States
15 Apr 2013 12:27AM
"A REAL {5 STARs*****} Cracker" ~ LEx Wink
TyChee 13 275 1 United States
15 Apr 2013 12:36AM
A real beauty. Have a safe trip.
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
15 Apr 2013 12:42AM
A lovely flower with a very detailed centre and a shadow too. Have a nice visit with your family. Hope the roads are good.....Sandy
LynneJoyce Plus
10 20 99 United Kingdom
15 Apr 2013 12:44AM
Superb, and thanks for the info on the species.
Irishkate Plus
7 41 114 United Kingdom
15 Apr 2013 12:57AM
Amazing detail in this little white wonder.
Hope you enjoy your trip.
Hermanus 5 4 South Africa
15 Apr 2013 4:51AM
This is a superb photo of this beautiful flower ! Great info on it too Jenn !! Enjoy the family time !!
15 Apr 2013 4:56AM
Nice image. Lovely presentation.
marktc Plus
7 101 15 United Kingdom
15 Apr 2013 5:51AM
Perfection! Have a wonderful trip, and be safe!
CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
15 Apr 2013 6:09AM
A beautiful flower, Jenn, perfectly exposed, but woe betide you if you mistakenly get any of the sap on your hands Wink Carol
AnnChown Plus
8 207 1 United Kingdom
15 Apr 2013 7:05AM
Have a good trip. Fine detail on these petals Jenn.
helenlinda Plus
11 360 22 United Kingdom
15 Apr 2013 7:11AM
Delightful sunny capture Jenn - love the inclusion of the shadows SmileSmile
ColleenA Plus
5 367 6 Australia
15 Apr 2013 7:35AM
A great capture....Grin have a safe trip
Jasper87 Plus
8 2.0k 150 England
15 Apr 2013 7:50AM
Beautiful clarity and detail, Jenn. Have a good trip.

fentiger Plus
17 918 24 England
15 Apr 2013 8:02AM
Exposure spot on to capture all the detail in the white petals.

CaroleS Plus
8 433 3 United Kingdom
15 Apr 2013 8:42AM
So pretty, so well captured too!
gary_d 10 576 13 Wales
15 Apr 2013 9:03AM
Lovely sharp detail and perfectly exposed Jenn. - gary
boov 5 2 United Kingdom
15 Apr 2013 9:07AM
Cracking shot
Maiwand 11 3 73 England
15 Apr 2013 9:24AM
Finely detaied wee flower Jennn. Excellent shot.
9 10 10 England
15 Apr 2013 9:27AM
Detail is fantastic Jenn - enjoy your trip.
15 Apr 2013 9:38AM
Hope you have a wonderful time.
15 Apr 2013 9:45AM
Wonderful image Jenn
richmowil Plus
9 352 2 England
15 Apr 2013 10:26AM
Great detail and colour in this stunning image!!
15 Apr 2013 11:09AM
Clarity ,detail and light are excellent.
Joline Plus
12 30 53 United States
15 Apr 2013 12:35PM
Love this little plant!!!
EAS 9 1 13 Scotland
15 Apr 2013 3:13PM
Stunningly beautiful. The details and light are, as always in your images, superb.

gajewski Plus
13 10 9 United States
15 Apr 2013 5:33PM
This is absolutely gorgeous, Jenn. Thanks for including the background info as well.
PS Enjoy the trip.
User_Removed 5 4 1 United Kingdom
15 Apr 2013 5:36PM
A stunner

saltireblue Plus
8 8.1k 33 Norway
15 Apr 2013 5:57PM

Quote: woe betide you if you mistakenly get any of the sap on your hands Wink Carol

That sounds worrying!
Perfect WB, Jennn.A beautiful flower, but judging by Carol's comment, a wolf in sheep's clothing.

15 Apr 2013 6:02PM
A gorgeous flower capture, Jenn and thanks for the interesting facts about it.

P Smile
15 Apr 2013 6:08PM
Excellent capture !
15 Apr 2013 6:23PM
Beautiful image of this beautiful flower,excellent
saeidNL 8 3 Netherlands
15 Apr 2013 7:39PM
Beautiful image,like the colour and detail here,very well done,
Kim Walton 14 145 30 United Kingdom
17 Apr 2013 9:32AM
Nice detail in whites
GillyB Plus
13 317 8 United Kingdom
17 Apr 2013 1:22PM
Pure and simple .... beautiful too!!

Rende 11 38 4 Netherlands
17 Apr 2013 7:27PM
Beautiful clarity and detail Jenn.
brownsilent 11 7 2 United Kingdom
17 Apr 2013 9:17PM
I knew it was you! Brilliant image, lots of terrific detail in those petals.
18 Apr 2013 8:32AM
A superb image Jenn, the detail is stunning Smile
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
18 Apr 2013 8:42PM
What a beautiful pure white flower Jenn, the clarity is outstanding
Ayoob 7 Australia
20 Apr 2013 1:38AM
Love it ,Jenn GrinGrinGrin just beautiful...........GrinGrinGrin
21 Apr 2013 12:20AM
The level of detail here is just unbelievable!

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