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Started by raw265, 05/27/2003 03:46PM
Posted 05/27/2003 03:46PM Opening Post
Another flower shot. I didn't have any luck with identifying it on-line but it looks like it could be related to the Violets.

Cannon G3 in auto mode.


Robert W.

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Posted 05/27/2003 04:07PM #1
Looks like a type of Spiderwort flower. I am by no means a flower expert but I used this cool site to arrive at that conclusion:

http://www.acm.org/pubs/tog/editors/erich/flowers/flowers.html

I entered as much data from your image as I could and came up with 4 possibilities, one of which was the Ohio Spiderwort (identical looking besides color). This site is for wildflowers so I doubt it will be very useful on bred and cultivated flowers.

Joplin
Posted 05/29/2003 09:51PM #2
Robert,

This would be a spiderwort, specifically it appears to the be the eastern spiderwort, Tradescantia virginiana. Very nice picutre of one, too. I find they can be difficult to photograph; this shot has great depth of field.

Jeff

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