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When you think of marching to your own drum, this flower has got to be near the top of the list. Even its name is a bit off, Maypop, when it really pops in August. Reminds me of a fireworks display and it grows wild around my parts.

Nikon Coolpix 5700
1/140s f/6.9 at 37.7mm iso100 full exif

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Cliff04-Sep-2005 06:05
Wow ! - weird and wonderful and nicely photographed.
Guest 31-Aug-2005 23:03
A most bizarre floral wonder :-0 The purple strands are reminescent of starched hand woven christmas decorations.And those helicopter sexual organs are just crazy.Wow!
Ann LT28-Aug-2005 23:26
I've never seen Maypop before.
Very odd but eye catching flower!
Sheila28-Aug-2005 03:16
Wow fantastic flower. It really looks like the passionflower Passiflora incarnata. Lucky you to have it growing wild.
Stu27-Aug-2005 22:47
What a strange looking flower. Super shot.
Mindy McNaugher27-Aug-2005 21:15
Wow! What a stunning, wild looking flower! Gorgeous macro!
saskia27-Aug-2005 19:22
This has to be one of the most fascinating flowers I know. My hat off to nature. Cool shot.
Herb Knufken27-Aug-2005 14:22
Great shot
Mike Moats27-Aug-2005 10:17
Wild looking flower, very nice
Rosi Blaurock27-Aug-2005 06:34
Very nice.
Guest 27-Aug-2005 06:15
Boy, it sure knows how to make a statement, doesn't it? What a wonderful shape, and such exotic colours ... :)
Sainath27-Aug-2005 05:54
I agree, this is a beautifully unique specimen. I've always wanted to photograph one, but I've yet to come across one to have the opportunity. You've captured it here perfectly.
Ieke Vonk27-Aug-2005 05:31
A very strong picture!
Roe..27-Aug-2005 05:30
I've never seen such a beautiful flower..I need this plant!...