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Purple Wart

Posted by
B. Thomas (Arlington, Texas, United States) on 9 July 2015 in Plant & Nature.

Purple Wart is a common wildflower in Texas Hill Country. It doesn't seem like a very pretty name for a pretty flower.

NIKON D5300 1/250 second F/6.3 ISO 500 450 mm (35mm equiv.)

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

De toute beauté. )

9 Jul 2015 5:43am

Focales from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Beautiful Tradescantia. In France we also call them "Short-lived of Virginia" (Ephémères de Virginie)

9 Jul 2015 6:07am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Yes, with a name like that I'd hesitate to get too close !

9 Jul 2015 7:18am

Toscana from Baden, France

Toute simple, toute belle !

9 Jul 2015 7:42am

jean pierre from paris, France

jolie fleur!! amitiés

9 Jul 2015 7:57am

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice shot!
such beautiful composition, focus, colors, lights & bokeh!
L O V E L Y !!!

9 Jul 2015 11:21am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Lovely colour and selective focus.

9 Jul 2015 11:45am

Sonja from Wörgl, Austria

A very nice macro !

9 Jul 2015 12:13pm

♡ Isa from Vaucluse, France

Superbe prise de vue !

9 Jul 2015 12:15pm

martine Libouton from bousval, Belgium

Belle macro

9 Jul 2015 12:18pm

Baldwin VW from Bejuma, Venezuela

Beautiful close-up ... the colors are fabulous !!!

9 Jul 2015 2:35pm

Devi from Chennai, India

Beautiful blossoms...Yes...it could certainly have had a better beautiful name:)

9 Jul 2015 3:10pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

ALthough the name is not pretty, these delicate flowers are beautiful!

9 Jul 2015 4:28pm

Philnz from Ngatea, New Zealand

Pretty little flower.

9 Jul 2015 9:57pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Great capture of these flowers with the anthers that contrast beautifully with the petals!!
And thank you for identifying this flower. I caught a few shots not too long ago.

10 Jul 2015 12:34am

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

Lovely, with tight focus on the blooms and varying sharpness of the leaves, stem and background.

10 Jul 2015 12:41am

L'Angevine from Angers, France

bien

10 Jul 2015 11:23am

Shiva from Berwick, Canada

Gorgeous flower, color and close-up, Barbara. Why not Purple Beauty ---- would be justified !!!
Kindest regards MN

10 Jul 2015 7:20pm

Shiva from Berwick, Canada

Well, I guess my name is already taken ..... I am just looking at my list of Blogwatches --- and Ellen has a pic named Purple Beauty !!!! MN

10 Jul 2015 7:29pm

NIKON D5300
1/250 second
F/6.3
ISO 500
450 mm (35mm equiv.)