Wild Violet by Ron Russell
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‘Wildflowers OF The World’
Wildflowers of North America’
‘Closeups in Nature’
Canon SX40HS
Shot along a small creek in England- Idlewild Park Burlington, Ky.
Wild violet is a winter perennial, growing 2 – 5 inches tall. It can have a tap root or a fibrous root system, and also can produce rooting stolons and rhizomes. The leaves can vary but usually are heart shaped, on long petioles with scalloped to shallow rounded margins.
The flowers of wild violet range from white to blue to purple and appear from March to June. Wild violet
flowers are pansy-like with three lower petals and two lateral petals on long single flower stalks.

My name is Ron Russell. I have lived in Newport, Kentucky since 1986.
My interest in photography as a hobby goes back to a Minolta camera I found in 1974.I love digital photgraphy because of the freedom it gives me to shoot whatever whenever I want. My Canon SX40 HS is a constant companion.
I’ll add a caption to any photo. Let me know what you want I’ll add it, upload and reply. kybassman50@msn.com

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Comments

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkealmost 3 years ago

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkealmost 3 years ago

    Click on the banner to enter the challenge

  • KendaDavis
    KendaDavisalmost 3 years ago

    These are so pretty. Beautiful photo! Congrats!

  • Thank you, Kendra

    – Ron Russell

  • Tracy Friesen
    Tracy Friesenalmost 3 years ago

    Lovely capture!

  • Thank you Tracy. I see a lot of fine photos in your collection.

    – Ron Russell

  • Sandra Russell
    Sandra Russellalmost 3 years ago

    congrat on your featured photo, Ron

  • Thanks , sis.

    – Ron Russell

  • AnnDixon
    AnnDixonalmost 3 years ago

    Natures Paintbrush

    BEAUTIFUL work,
    .

  • lorilee
    lorileealmost 3 years ago

    We need more information for this to be accepted into the group,
    “Wildflowers of North America.” Here’s a link to help you: Blue Violets

  • Job Done

    – Ron Russell

  • Vickie Emms
    Vickie Emmsalmost 3 years ago

    beautiful image Ron
    I have these little guys growing all over my yard right now and think I would have to get down on my knees to take a picture (not a pretty picture) lol
    But I think i will try :-))

  • Vickie, I’m glad you like it. They are very common where I live.

    – Ron Russell

  • Dlouise
    Dlouisealmost 3 years ago

    Very beautiful Ron:)

  • Digitalbcon
    Digitalbconalmost 3 years ago

    So beautifully captured and composed Ron!! Nice written info…perfect really!

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