Portland Plants 26 - Plenty of plants and a few bees that I found in Portland

3년 전

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Portland Plants 26:

The weather was nice and hot on Monday, so I went out for some photos. I didn't find many new plants this time. There was a big tree that I'd never noticed before, but most of these photos are of plants that I've already photographed.

Here are some of the photos that I took on Monday.

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I've seen these flowers in red, but I think this is the first one I've seen in purple.

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This is the big tree that is new to me. Most of the flowers hadn't opened up yet. The shape of the flowers seems kind of unique.

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These flowers appear to have a bunch of shredded cheese in the middle.

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These flowers look like close relatives of the strange "Little Shop of Horrors" plants that I featured in Portland Plants 23. These flowers are smaller, but the stalks are much taller.

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I posted one photo of this weird plant in Portland Plants 24. It seems very different and unique compared to the other flowers around here.

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This flower was a little strange. There was a handful of them growing in a bush. I can't tell if they are the bush's flower, or are a different plant that's growing through the bush.

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These trees look so cool, it's difficult to put into words. It's almost like the tree is wearing a white tuxedo or something.

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My last set of photos is more about the bees than the plants. A house had a big patch of poppies in the front yard and the bees were busy doing what bees do. I decided to try and photograph the bees and had mild success. It was more luck than skill when the bees flew into focus. The bees reminded me of why I photograph easy things like plants, instead of people or animals, or just about anything else.

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The bees were pretty easy to photograph once they landed, but I wanted to try and get some action shots.

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I finally caught one while flying.

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I think this one is my best bee photo. I wish I could take credit for it, but it was pure luck.

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That's going to do it for this post. The weather is still nice so I need to get out for some photos. I hope you enjoyed the post.

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