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Living Rocks

Living Rocks

Quail Botanical Gardens

Encinitas, CA




Canon EOS 300D Digital Rebel
1/800s f/5.6 at 85.0mm iso100 full exif

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guest 04-Dec-2008 18:32
No they are living stones... from Wikipedia "Lithops is a genus of succulent plants native to southern Africa. "Lithos" means "stone" and "-ops" means "like" in Ancient Greek; therefore "Lithops" means "stone-like". This is a very good description of these plants, which avoid being eaten by blending in with surrounding rocks. They are often known as pebble plants or living stones."
dads 24-Sep-2008 15:38
not what im looking for
Perky 31-Aug-2008 04:19
I just bought two clusters of living rock and I find they grow really fast, your picture is really nice.
Molly 01-Apr-2008 16:19
How much and how often do you water?
Paradoxal Studio Classic25-Mar-2007 12:17
Can I eat some?
Looks extraterrestrial ...
sushislee25-Mar-2007 06:03
woOOOO:) what is it? can we eat them?
lornatyson25-Mar-2007 05:34
Great shot! Bizzare 'things', but interesting detail!
shatterbug25-Mar-2007 03:57
I'm with Jen, wouldn't want to have this in my backyard :^O Nice colors though!
noearlybird25-Mar-2007 03:22
Sure that they are not errant mushrooms? Kathie
Dave Wixx25-Mar-2007 03:13
Stoned again, so trying mushrooms?
Jen Bixler25-Mar-2007 01:48
Yikes!
They creep me out!
bdolinger25-Mar-2007 00:51
Good eye and great execution. What an interesting natural variety.
Katie Jones24-Mar-2007 22:38
From the thumbnail they look like sweets... colourful shot!
Katie Jones24-Mar-2007 22:38
From the thumbnail they look like sweets... colourful shot!
J. Scott Coile24-Mar-2007 20:35
Fine collection. Any pets ;-)
Enny24-Mar-2007 20:34
beautiful, colorful.
laine8224-Mar-2007 20:21
Well seen, Dan !!
Herb Knufken24-Mar-2007 20:00
Wow, you actually took a plant shot.
Nice shot.
Knox O24-Mar-2007 19:14
looks good enough to eat.
did ya try any.
Jola Dziubinska24-Mar-2007 19:13
Very nice natural arrangement and light. Are those some fungi?
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