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A velvetleaf mallow flower fully open

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Velvetleaf Mallow Flower 9791

In yesterday’s photograph from the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center on October 3rd you couldn’t make out the details of a velvetleaf mallow flower, Allowissadula holosericea, in the background behind an opening bud. Now you can. Don’t you like the shadows that all those stamens cast onto one petal?

© 2013 Steven Schwartzman

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Written by Steve Schwartzman

October 28, 2013 at 6:00 AM

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