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flower with multiple drooping/dangling buds

Posted by talley_sue_nyc (My Page) on
Thu, Feb 14, 13 at 19:47

what is the name of this flower?

http://www.flickr.com/photos/kathryncramer/3721386343/

and are there other similarly "constructed" flowers?


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RE: flower with multiple drooping/dangling buds

When was it blooming and where was it photographed? Do you have other pictures of it not so close up?


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RE: flower with multiple drooping/dangling buds

Astragalus sp.?

Here is a link that might be useful: Astragalus


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drooping/dangling buds

Viccia cracca or similar is probably more likely in the East Coast area.

Here is a link that might be useful: Viccia cracca


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RE: flower with multiple drooping/dangling buds

Yes a vetch (Viccia) is what came to my mind as well.


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RE: flower with multiple drooping/dangling buds

Thanks so much! Vetch, or Viccia, is I think the name I'm looking for.


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RE: flower with multiple drooping/dangling buds

Note that you have two separate plants in the picture: a Campanula of some species and the Tufted Vetch (Viccia cracca)


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