17 April 2016

An evening walk


Hepatica (Hepatica nobilis)



Hepatica is not able to vegetatively expand its area and
digging a bunch can decimate the species in the wild.



 In the wild the species only spreads through its seeds,
which are transported by ants.




Lily of the valley


Hazel (female flower)


Hazel (male flower)


Photos from my evening walk, 10.4.2016, Espoo.

I'm linking to
Today's Flowers
Seasons
I Heart Macro
Macro Monday 2


https://jeshstgermain.com/2016/04/15/seasons-passover/

http://www.shinethedivinecreativityisaspiritualpractice.com/2016/04/i-heart-macro-128.html

http://macromonday2.blogspot.fi/2016/04/guardian-angel.html

48 comments:

  1. Så vakre hepatica! De er fine, og de blomstrer her også nå :)
    Ha en fin uke!

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  2. Dear Gunilla,
    what wonderful spring flowers, your pictures are so beautiful!
    Have a nice start in the new week,
    moni
    http://www.reflexionblog.de

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  3. Such beautiful flowers !!
    Thanks for sharinf your wonderful photos !!
    Happy Sunday !

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  4. Lovely to see your Spring flowers Gunilla. The little blue flowers have leaves like Wood Sorrel.
    Beautiful....thanks for sharing!

    Have a lovely evening,
    Ruby

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    1. The leaves are wood sorrel and not the leaves of the hepatica. :-)

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  5. Oi, kunpa täälläkin kasvaisi sinivuokkoja! :)
    Keväistä uutta viikkoa!

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  6. Wonderful images, the flowers are really blossoming, thanks Gunilla.

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  7. Moi. Onpas upeat sinivuokko kuvat. Kohtahan siellä kukkii myös kielot. Terkkuja.

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  8. Kauniita yksityiskohtia kevätkukista.

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  9. rgeat to see the earth coming alive

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  10. Traumhaft schöne Fotos. Eine wunderbare blaue Blüte. Bei uns wird es Leberblümchen genannt und wieder etwas gelernt, dass die Samen von Ameisen verstreut werden hatte ich nicht gewusst. Einen guten Start in die Woche!

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  11. Oi sinä ole päässyt näkemään jo sinivuokkoja! Ihania kuvia kauniista kukista. Aurinkoista alkavaa viikkoa!

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  12. Hello Gunilla, lovely collection of blooms. Beautiful photos.Happy Sunday, enjoy your new week ahead!

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  13. Estupendas macrofotografías con gran nitidez y detalle.
    Un abrazo,

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  14. What a pleasant walk with you

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  15. Eine wundervolle Fotoserie.
    Sehr schöne Macroaufnahme.
    Liebe Grüße, Karin

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  16. You have captured each of the photos so well. Love the vivid blue of the flower.

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  17. I've never seen a Hepatica so blue!

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  18. Beautiful blue flower you captured Gunilla! Many thanks for being a part of SEASONS - I appreciate it! So fragile and cute, also the hazel:) Have a great week ahead.

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  19. Lovely photos. The blue of those flowers is an amazing shade.
    Amalia
    xo

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  20. i love the blue flowers. so pretty photos.

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  21. I love these tiny little flowers, called "Liewerblimchen" here. Thanks for today's botanical excursion.

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  22. The Hepatica has a gorgeous colour!

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  23. Lovely to see spring immerging in your part of the world. Loe the blue flowers.

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  24. So gorgeous, specially the little blue flower!
    Love it very much, Gunilla!
    Greeting, Anna

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  25. What beautiful blue in such delicate flowers, Gunilla, they would be worth a walk in the woods. Somehow I always miss seeing the female hazel flowers, I'll have to see if any are still around.

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  26. That is a really beautiful blue flower!

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  27. Hi,Gunilla. Your macro photos are very beautiful. Thanks for sharing.

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  28. Wonderful flowers.

    Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

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  29. I absolutely adore the deep blue of your hepatica...mine are a very pale purple, but still so beautiful with the fuzzy stems.

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  30. Moi. Tosi upeat kukat olet kuvannut. Hyvää alkanutta viikkoa.

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  31. Så fantastisk nydelege blomsterbilder !!

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  32. Så mange vakre vårtegn du møtte på din kveldstur. Blåveisen er noe av det fineste som finnes. Du tar så flotte bilder!
    Ha en god uke.
    Jannicke

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  33. So lovely buds in close up; never seen some of the flowers or never knew too much in detail like the hazel variations in blooms... Many thanks for sharing these with us! A true joy to observe nature, as always! Warm greetings in April!

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  34. Vakre bilder av blåveis og hassel! Ønsker deg en flott ny uke!

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  35. Stunningly beautiful and such fascinating information about how these lovely flowers grow, depend on each other and the ants for survival. Thanks so much for sharing the love up-close with I Heart Macro ♥

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  36. Wonderful ... Great captures, dear Gunilla. I enjoyed this Post :)

    Here my Macromonday Post
    http://happy-hour-with-picts.blogspot.de/2016/04/montagmorgen.html

    Cheers, Heidrun

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  37. Spring is an inspiring part of the year. The blossoming flowers bring people into a good mood. I can imagine that you like to make this kind of walks.
    Greetings, Kees

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  38. Love the color of the Hepatica. Beautiful shots.

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  39. Prachtige bloemetjes, mooie foto's.
    Groetjes Tinie

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  40. A wonderful rich blue coloured flower Gunilla.

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  41. Fabulous color in those blue flowers, and all your other nature photos are always a great pleasure to see Gunilla. Thank you so much for sharing with Today's Flowers, happy day to you :)

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  42. Just beautiful!
    Great photos with the most fantastic flowers and budding nature. Class!

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