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Galium Verum (Lady’s Bedstraw), Inishmore, Aran Islands by George Row

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[ Aran, Aran Islands, bloom, Canon EOS 5d mk ii, Dun Eochla, Inishmore, Irish, Ireland, Ladys Bedstraw, postcard, raw, yellow, wild flower, Wildflower Card, wildflower, Wild Flower Calendar 2013, >500 >1,000 >2,000 views]

  1. 31 st October 2013 View Count reached 2,001
  1. 10th May 2012 View Count reached 800

In mid-summer the yellow flowers of Lady’s Bedstraw, (Botanical name: “Galium verum”) are abundant in the pastures of the Aran Islands.
 
As the name suggests it was formerly used as a pleasantly smelling filling material for bedding. It was also thought to deter creepie-crawlies of various sorts.
 
It has had other uses in the home such as curdling milk for cheese-making and medicinal uses such as stopping bleeding.
 
This bedstraw was photographed near Dun Eochla Stone Fort
 


 
This is part of my new postcard range. You can follow on to another gorgeous Very Ireland Post card .
 


This photograph is also available as part of a:

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        Wildflower Calendar          

 

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  2. 13th Nov 2010 Uploaded to RedBubble
  3. 13th May 2011 View Count reached 100
  4. 10th May 2012 View Count reached 800

 


 

Techie Photography detail:
    Image Mode: Raw
    Lens: EF24-70mm f/2.8L USM zoom (at 70mm),
    Camera: Canon 5d MkII
    Exposure: f8 1/800

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Comments

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeover 3 years ago

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppabout 3 years ago

  • kalaryder
    kalaryderover 2 years ago

    Very nice shot and great information

  • Kala, Thank you.

    – George Row

  • kalaryder
    kalaryderabout 2 years ago

    May Voucher challenge – top ten
    Wildflowers of the World Group

  • Kala,
    Thank you. Thanks running this Challenge and for all the work you do running the group.

    – George Row

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