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Bumble bee and California Poppy

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Photo @ Okanagan Falls, BC., Canada
Canon S5 IS

Wikipedia
Eschscholzia californica (California poppy, golden poppy, California sunlight, cup of gold) is a species of flowering plant in the family Papaveraceae, native to the United States, and the official state flower of California.

It is a perennial or annual growing to 5–60 in (13–150 cm) tall, with alternately branching glaucous blue-green foliage.

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california, poppy, yellow, orange, bee, high key, happy, bright

Comments

  • Sharon House
    Sharon Houseover 1 year ago

    What a gorgeous capture ~ and such beautiful colours!!! A very fitting title for this image!!!

  • LoreLeft27
    LoreLeft27over 1 year ago

    dang this is lovely

  • Hans Kawitzki
    Hans Kawitzkiover 1 year ago

    Beautiful colours and DOF……….love your title John

  • AuntDot
    AuntDotover 1 year ago

    Great image, John! Had to laugh, I just posted one called Bee Yellow. Great minds think alike. LOL

  • Carol and Mike Werner
    Carol and Mike...over 1 year ago

    Wow! Gorgeous work, John . . . love those California poppies . . .

  • lorilee
    lorileeover 1 year ago

    Beautiful!!! We need more information in your description for the group,
    “Wildflowers of North America!!” Here’s a link to help you: California Poppies

  • Thanks, and done :)

    – John Poon

  • julie08
    julie08over 1 year ago

    Fantastic colors – great work :)

  • Arcadia Tempest
    Arcadia Tempestover 1 year ago

    The colours are so vibrant they leap of the screen…..honey delicious! :O))

  • JUSTART
    JUSTARTover 1 year ago

    beautiful
    great title

  • Kasia Nowak
    Kasia Nowakover 1 year ago

    Brilliant shot! Love the colours.

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