Wednesday, February 25, 2009

'F' is for Fern with a New Frond (abc Wednesday)

From Wikipedia: the "great fern radiation" occurred in the late-Cretaceous, when many modern families of ferns first appeared. This specimen is part of landscaping along Highridge Road.
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20 comments:

Babzy said...

great , i love the macro ! When you enlarge the shot it's really beautiful , look like little shells !

spacedlaw said...

Ferns are fascinating. Some are edible too!

roentarre said...

The green and the bokeh are outstanding.

I love the composition of this subject!

Jilly said...

Always loved ferns.This is beautiful.

Vogon Poet said...

Absolutely beautiful!

Julie ScottsdaleDailyPhoto.com said...

such great detail. i love macro shots. well done.

Tanya said...

AWESOME shot Tash! It's so jungle-y!

Lori Lynn said...

Very cool!
Love the green color too.
LL

altadenahiker said...

Well isn't that amazing. They look like snails.

raf said...

Your macro is a beauty, Tash! Also makes me think of finding fresh fiddlehead ferns this spring in the farmer's market. Yum!

Maya said...

Oooh, green spirals in spirals. I love it!

Cafe Pasadena said...

iLuv ferns!

JM said...

Amazing detail! Ferns are fascinating plants.

marley said...

That is an absolutely stunning photo. One of our best :)

Marie-Noyale said...

Almost like a fossil...
Gorgeous macro!

Babooshka said...

Fantabulous image and excellent choice for the letter.

Carrie Hayes said...

Love the great detail in this shot

Bibi said...

Beautiful fern, and beautiful capture of this 'f'.

humanobserver said...

Loved the colour and design. :)

PJ said...

Oh Tash! I adore this, it's so wonderfully done.