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Phloxy Cover

Phloxy Cover
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Copyright: Lori Cannon (LCannon) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 374 W: 137 N: 804] (3107)
Genre: Plants
Média: Couleur
Date de prise de vue: 2007-04-28
Catégories: Flowers
Appareil photographique: Kodak Easyshare LS753
Exposition: f/4.8, 1/750 secondes
More Photo Info: [view]
Versions: version originale
Thème(s): My Top Favorite Photos, Flower(purple/violet) [view contributor(s)]
Date de soumission: 2007-07-16 20:19
Vue: 3567
Points: 16
[Ligne directrice - Note] Note du photographe
I found these purple phlox on the trail to Hamilton Mountain, in an open rocky area growing low to the ground.

There are five different kinds of Phlox that grows in the Columbia River Gorge. They're listed on Paul Slichter's Web site:
1. Spreading Phlox Phlox diffusa: Prostrate (to 6 in. tall) wildflower, forming mats or clumps to several feet across. Flowers pink or whitish, tubular (like a trumpet), on short stems with many greenish, awl-shaped or linear leaves. Tips of petals not notched. The only phlox to form cushions in the west and middle sections of the Gorge.

2. Midget Phlox Microsteris gracilis: Flowers very small, whitish to pink, with notches in the tips of the 5 petals. Flowers often have a yellow throat. Leaves opposite, long and thin. Plant is spindly in appearance, and up to eight inches high. The only annual of the group.

3. Hood's Phlox Phlox hoodii: Prostrate, low cushion plant with tiny spine-tipped leaves and pink to white flowers. The only phlox at the east end of the Gorge to form low cushions.

4. Long-leaf Phlox Phlox longifolia: Herbaceous wildflower to 16 inches tall. Flowers pink or white, to one inch across. Petals not notched. Plants tend to form small open clusters of several stems up to 50 cm high.

5. Showy Phlox Phlox speciosa: Herbaceous wildflower to 16 inches tall. Large, one inch flowers, pink, or sometimes whitish, with a distinctive u- or v-shaped notch at the tip of each petal. Leaves linear. This phlox forms small open clusters of stems up to 50 cm high.

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nice portrait, TFS Ori

Hi Lori,
Excellent image of these colourful Phlox. The quality of your image is great, nice sharpness. Your POV is good too. Nice.

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  • Janice Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3277 W: 148 N: 6163] (18832)
  • [2007-07-17 0:48]

I love the colours and focus you've got here. It's a lovely composition Lori and very good light and clarity.
Beautiful flowers. Well done

beautiful shot of purple phlox,great pov with nice composition,
well done.

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  • Juyona Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor [C: 2232 W: 10 N: 2971] (16891)
  • [2007-07-17 3:33]

Hola Lori,
hermosas flores,
bellos colores y pov,
excelente trabajo,

Hi Lori

Lovely colours.sharpness and detail perfect.Excellent POV.

Excellent close-up work on the phlox Lori! Good DOF even with the large aperture.

Excellent shot,Great color,sharpness,and detail.

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