I found these three lovely poppies basking in the sun at a lavender farm in Washington state. Because of the bright sun some of the detail was lost in their petals. I have done some digital manipulation to create this image.
Papaver is a genus of 70–100 species of frost-tolerant annuals, biennials, and perennials native to temperate and cold regions of Eurasia, Africa and North America. It is the type genus of the poppy family, Papaveraceae. Wikipedia Family: Papaveraceae Scientific name: Papaver Order: Ranunculales Higher classification: Poppies Rank: Genus Tribe: Papavereae
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This image was a Top Finisher in the on line contest "Semi Abstract Floral Images in Color Only" on November 12,2016.
This image was a top finisher in the on line Contest - 2018 Nov 11 Veteran's Day Your Best Flowers on 11-17-2018.
November 8th, 2015
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