Golden Wood Poppy by cclaude
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A bright yellow wood poppy in my Pennsylvania’s garden sunlight

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Stylophorum diphyllum, also called Celandine Poppy, is a native Virginia wildflower. It grows in moist woodlands all over the East Coast of the US.

Plants grow about 1.5 feet tall from rhizomes. Leaves are pinnately cut and lobed. They grow from the base and off the flowering stems.
In spring, the deep yellow flowers of the Wood Poppy appear as a brilliant display on the forest floor. The flowers have 4 yellow petals, two soon falling sepals, many yellow-orange stamens, and a single knobby stigma. They appear in umbels of one or more flowers from early spring to early summer.

After fertilization, a bristly blue-green pod hangs below the leaves. Seeds with white elaiosomes ripen in midsummer and the pod opens by four flaps

Amateur photographer and publisher of websites on my hometown , Normandy and of a photoblog on the Normandy Coast .

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  • kalaryder
    kalaryderabout 2 years ago

    Fabulous shot

  • So glad you like it. Thanks!

    – cclaude

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppabout 2 years ago

    WONDERFUL capture Claude

  • Thank You!

    – cclaude

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeabout 2 years ago

  • lorilee
    lorileeabout 2 years ago

    Congratulations!! Your image has placed in the TOP TEN of the “Color Me Yellow”
    challenge in the group, “Wildflowers of North America!!”

  • Ana Belaj
    Ana Belajalmost 2 years ago

    Incredible beautiful work!

  • Thank you for browsing my portfolio and picking a few flowers. Hope you’ll come back soon.

    – cclaude

  • lorilee
    lorileealmost 2 years ago

    Congratulations!! Your BEAUTIFUL image is being FEATURED in the
    group, “Wildflowers of North America!!”

  • Thank you for the feature. Much appreciated.

    – cclaude

  • kalaryder
    kalaryderover 1 year ago

    23/03/2013

  • Thank you for the feature. Much appreciated.

    – cclaude

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppover 1 year ago

    Very nice capture

  • Thank You!

    – cclaude

  • Jeanette Muhr
    Jeanette Muhrover 1 year ago

  • Jeanette Muhr
    Jeanette Muhrover 1 year ago

  • Thank you for the feature. Much appreciated.

    – cclaude

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