Sturt’s Desert Pea, Swainsona formosa. 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, as with this one. The flower is the floral emblem of South Australia.
Canon 500D, zoom lens.
(Featured in Quality Art & Photography, & other groups.)

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sturts desert pea, wildflowers, red, black, desert, red centre, red center, plant, botany, botanical, outback, wilderness, state emblem, south australia, australia, carole anne fooks

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  • kalaryder
    kalaryderover 2 years ago

    Wonderful find and capture

  • Thank you

    – Carole-Anne

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppover 2 years ago

    WONDERFUL work

  • Thank you Larry

    – Carole-Anne

  • Karen Stackpole
    Karen Stackpoleabout 2 years ago

    Congratulations on your feature in my ‘RED’ collection for 27.06.2012

  • Thank you Karen

    – Carole-Anne

  • rocamiadesign
    rocamiadesignabout 2 years ago

    Thank you for adding your work to The Best of RedBubble!

  • Thank you

    – Carole-Anne

  • Yannik Hay
    Yannik Hayabout 2 years ago

    Beautiful! Congrats on the feature :)

  • Thank you Yannik

    – Carole-Anne

  • Marilyn Cornwell
    Marilyn Cornwellabout 2 years ago

    Please consider adding this wonderful image to All Glorious Gardens

  • Thank you Marilyn

    – Carole-Anne

  • Mary Sedici
    Mary Sediciabout 2 years ago


    July 1st, 2012
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    Mary

  • Thank you Mary

    – Carole-Anne

  • kalaryder
    kalaryderabout 2 years ago

    25/08/2012

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    – Carole-Anne

  • Lynn Gedeon
    Lynn Gedeon7 months ago

  • Thank you Lynn

    – Carole-Anne

  • kalaryder
    kalaryder7 months ago

    Avatar Challenge

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    – Carole-Anne

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