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Ruby Tuesday – Wild Strawberries! November 23, 2009

Posted by littlebangtheory in Ruby Tuesday!.
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In November???

Well, actually, it’s wild strawberry leaves,  turned autumn red ruby and here festooned with the remnants of the morning’s frost:

I liked the way each of the leave’s tiny, hair-like spines had captured its own accumulation of atmospheric rime.

This was taken at about ten AM in the deep shade of a stand of firs, and the crystal structures were becoming indistinct as the day warmed.  I bet it was really good a couple of hours earlier!

Thanks to Mary over at Work of the Poet for hosting this rubilicious meme.  Go visit her for more rubiliciousness!

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1. Kim - November 23, 2009

OMG that is an awesome shot!! I love the 3 colors together, white, red and green.

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2. felisol - November 23, 2009

A beautiful picture, so special, like a royal three-clover.
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3. Leora - November 23, 2009

Wild – that’s just natural? My strawberry leaves are still green. I’ll keep looking.

4. Dimple - November 23, 2009

Nice shot, and good eyes for noticing it!

5. chubskulit - November 23, 2009

frosty red is lovely!

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6. sailor - November 23, 2009

That’s gorgeous!

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7. BeachILike - November 23, 2009

Beautiful, it is nice capture. You got good eyes for noticing it.
Love the frosty red.

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8. eden - November 23, 2009

woww.. what an excellent shot. I love it

9. Raven - November 24, 2009

What a cool shot! Very unique. Does seem a bit frosty for November. Hope it’s not going to be another winter like the last one.

10. sherry - November 24, 2009

wow!

11. dianne - November 24, 2009

that’s really beautiful
the ice droplets are so pretty, nature’s sugar coating

12. angi - November 24, 2009

love the frost resembles sugar

13. Hill - November 24, 2009

Fabulous!

14. littlebangtheory - November 24, 2009

You’re all very nice. 🙂

Yes, it was cool to find these (many) frosted strawberry leaves amongst the moss. I kicked myself for not finding them earlier in the day, but then, I was working, and wandering around in the scrub with a camera isn’t part of my job description.

So I got what I got, and I’m glad you liked it.

😉

15. distributorcap - November 27, 2009

where do you find these fascinating plants?

16. Pagan Sphinx - November 27, 2009

So lovely. It would make a good valentine. I hope you’re having a restful Thanksgiving weekend.

Love,
Gina


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