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Sturt's Desert Pea, Outback South Australia  by Carole-Anne

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Sturts Desert Pea, Swainsona formosa, showing a small part of a huge plant. Outback South Australia. A hardy dry land plant with enormous black and red pea flowers. In good seasons the plants will grow to be 5 metres or more in diameter. The flower is the floral emblem of South Australia.
Canon 500D, zoom lens.
(Featured in Artist’s Universe & Other Groups.)


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Dynamic, documentary and expressive Travel photography with interests in people, landscape, culture, architecture, ancient civilizations, nature and wildlife.
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  • gingermegs
    gingermegsabout 3 years ago

    Brilliant capture Carole-Anne!

  • Thank you Gingermegs. Carole-Anne

    – Carole-Anne

  • Touchofeden
    Touchofedenabout 3 years ago

    Loving the shot such beautiful rich colour

  • Thank you Touchofeden. Carole-Anne

    – Carole-Anne

  • joycee
    joyceeabout 3 years ago

    Stunning capture Carole-Anne! Love this.

  • Thank you Joycee. Carole-Anne

    – Carole-Anne

  • Mary Sedici
    Mary Sediciabout 3 years ago

    July 24th, 2011
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  • Thank you Mary. Carole-Anne

    – Carole-Anne

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppabout 3 years ago

    Very nice capture

  • Thank you Larry. Carole-Anne

    – Carole-Anne

  • Rene Hales
    Rene Halesalmost 3 years ago

  • Thank you Rene

    – Carole-Anne

  • Digitalbcon
    Digitalbconover 2 years ago


  • Thank you Blair

    – Carole-Anne

  • Mary Sedici
    Mary Sediciover 2 years ago

    Thank You For Participating
    March 31st, 2012

  • Thank you Mary

    – Carole-Anne

  • kalaryder
    kalaryderover 2 years ago


  • Thank you

    – Carole-Anne

  • kaysharp
    kaysharpover 2 years ago

    Hi Carole-Anne,
    Amazing shot,I’ve never seen so many in one spot ! Congratulations on your feature.
    Best Wishes,

  • Thank you Kathy

    – Carole-Anne

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