Noxious Weed

© Mary K. Robison

Noxious Weed

Bobby Ray Goodman Student 10/9/2012 8:11:00 PM

LOL!!They sure don't like our Jerusalem Thorn Trees,These flowers are far more beautiful.Hi Mary,Excellent capture my friend.Wonderful color!!! #1491327

Ann Coates 10/9/2012 8:46:26 PM

Beautifully capture Mary. Although I am from downunder these don't look like a pest to me but then I'm not green fingered at all so what would I know. #10362827

Tiia Vissak 10/9/2012 11:14:14 PM

a lovely floral! #10362895

Barbara Waldoch 10/9/2012 11:20:15 PM

I love lantana :-) There are varieties here that don't set seeds and these are perfectly fine to grow. #10362910

Mary K. Robison 10/10/2012 12:06:17 AM

Bobby, Ann, Tiia, and Barbara, thanks very much for commenting. I appreciate it.
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Paul E. Earl 10/10/2012 1:17:03 AM

It is a pretty weed though. Even though it does take over vast tracts of land. A pretty capture. #10362952

frank w. degenhardt 10/10/2012 2:08:12 AM

Sort of one mans trash is another mans treasure thing. I am not sure why they feel that way as these are such gorgeous flowers and attract the butterflies. I love the colors and you really got close in so we can see each little bloom that makes up the ball. Gorgeous work dear friend. Have a wonderful day. #10362988

Doug Pignet 10/10/2012 3:06:00 AM

lovely capture #10363049

Mary K. Robison 10/10/2012 3:19:12 AM

Thanks for commenting, Paul, Frank, and Doug. Glad you like it! #10363076

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer 10/10/2012 10:58:59 AM

I take a break for a few days - and I miss so many beautiful images :)
I never seem to get a brake during the day but right now Leif is doing the dishes and I wanted to see what's going on in your gallery :)
Such lovely colors in this delightful image, Mary. #10363766

Marijana Fajgl 10/10/2012 1:20:43 PM

I find it very beautiful, Mary! Fantastic colours and details. #10363970

John Connolly 10/10/2012 1:46:36 PM

Marvelous color and clarity Mary! Unfortunately this plant grows like wildfire here, and is very difficult to eradicate from our National Parks and farms! #10364025

Ellen Hodges 10/10/2012 2:04:25 PM

Absolutely gorgeous colors and details, Mary! Butterflies love them, that's for sure! #10364068

Mary K. Robison 10/11/2012 7:34:08 AM

Kiki, Marijana, John, and Ellen, thanks so much for your kind words. I appreciate them! #10365133

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This is for my friends Down Under, many of whom consider lantanas to be more pests than pretty flowers. :D

Exif: F Number: 2.8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/1000 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 7.80 mm, Model: FinePix S7000

Uploaded on 10/9/2012 7:08:51 PM

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