A very strange looking, uniquely shaped / configured purple flower of some sort

Discussion in 'Nature' started by roundball, Aug 29, 2014.

  1. roundball

    roundball TalkEmount Legend

    Oct 8, 2013
    "Passion Flower"...a very strange looking, uniquely shaped flower

    Canon FDn 200/4.0 Macro, NEX-7, AP Mode, Spot Metering, Daylight, ISO100, 1/50, F8

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  2. Bimjo

    Bimjo Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Oct 28, 2011
    Washington State
    No idea what it is, but it looks cool. :)
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  3. Schusskabob

    Schusskabob TalkEmount Regular

    May 14, 2014
    Colorado, USA
    I Googled weird purple flowers and found it....Passion Flower; very cool photo!!
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  4. roundball

    roundball TalkEmount Legend

    Oct 8, 2013
  5. davect01

    davect01 Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Aug 20, 2011
    Fountain Hills, AZ
    So cool
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  6. xXx1

    xXx1 TalkEmount All-Pro

    Jan 15, 2013
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  7. José De Bardi

    José De Bardi Assistant in Virtue Subscribing Member

    Aug 31, 2013
    Dorset, UK
    Kinda looks like if you asked a kid to draw a flower, that's a clock, with arms made of spoons!
    Nature was officially on something when it dreamed this one up!
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  8. WestOkid

    WestOkid TalkEmount All-Pro Subscribing Member

    Jan 25, 2014
    New Jersey, USA
    Strange indeed. Looks fake on a tiny phone screen.
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  9. roundball

    roundball TalkEmount Legend

    Oct 8, 2013
    It's amazing how many variants exist for me to have never seen one before...but then, the University Arboretum has a lot of unusual plantings.

    The large variety at the link below, makes me wonder if my photo shows one in some particular stage of growth or of daily unfolding or something...
    Photo gallery of "Passion Flowers" here:

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