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20-JUL-2010 Please click on "original size"

TUMMANEIDONVAIPPA
Epipactis atrorubens - Dark Red Helleborine
Finland

Suomessa tummaneidonvaippaa tavataan hyvin harvinaisena ja se on luonnonsuojelulailla rauhoitettu.
Suomen lähialueilla laji on paikoitellen melko tavallinen Norjassa, Ruotsissa ja Virossa.
Tummaneidonvaippaa esiintyy valoisilla paikoilla erityisesti kallioisessa maastossa rinteillä ja soraikoilla, aina kalkkialueilla.

The Dark Red Helleborine favors warm and dry locations, with soil basic to neutral in pH, nutrient-poor, and permeable.
It grows in loose rock, scree, or sandy soils above a limestone substrate.
It is widespread across Europe, and is found in the north to the subarctic,
in the south to the meridional zone, and in the east to Central Siberia and the Caucasus (Wikipedia).

Canon EOS-1D Mark III
1/500s f/6.3 at 180.0mm iso400 full exif

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larose forest photos23-Oct-2011 17:03
Gorgeous, beautifully lit shot of this Helleborine. V
bluebirdstar24-Apr-2011 01:20
Very lovely image!
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Sonja Ross22-Apr-2011 23:42
Almost like a studio shot - well captured. It's a little like our Hyacinth Orchid.
lou_rozensteins21-Apr-2011 22:56
Beautiful shot. Well done.
Yiannis Pavlis21-Apr-2011 16:40
Very, very beautiful. Fabulous work.
Tom LeRoy21-Apr-2011 14:22
nicely bokeh'd out, beautiful colors and isolation of subject!V!
Bill Robinson21-Apr-2011 06:18
nicely done Esa.
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