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Macro pictures of withered calendula flowers (pot marigold) – Last remains of summer in Northern Norway

November 20th, 2007 · 5 Comments

In these photos I have captured the last remains of summer here in Northern Norway. These flowers are from the calendula plant, also known as pot marigold. I was amazed how long these plants were able to survive. They were even flowering after some nights with frost. The first photo is of an orange calendula […]

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Tags: Autumn · Flora · Flower · Macro · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge

Close up photo of hoverfly feeding on an autumn hawkbit flower

October 11th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera September 30th 2007. Click image for larger view. This is probably my last insect photo this year as the snow came to northern Norway today. In this picture you can see a hoverfly (not sure about the species) feed on an autumn hawkbit (Leontodon autumnalis var. taraxaci) flower. This […]

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Tags: Flora · Flower · flower fly · Fly · Hoverfly · Insect · Macro · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Plant

Photos of cowberry / lingonberry plants – as flowers and berries

September 4th, 2007 · 13 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera on August 27th, 2007. Click picture for larger view. In this photo you can see ripe cowberries (Vaccinium vitis-idaea), also known as lingonberries (and foxberry, mountain cranberry, lowbush cranberry, and partridgeberry). I have been collecting several kilograms of these lovely berries the last few days. I use cowberries mainly […]

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Tags: Berry · Cowberry · Flora · Flower · Lingonberry · Macro · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Plant

Macro photo of Yellow Loosestrife flowers – Lysimachia punctata

August 27th, 2007 · 2 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera on August 8th, 2007. Click picture for larger view. These flowers are called Yellow Loosestrife (Lysimachia punctata) and they flower late in the summer. I photographed the flowers in my grand mothers garden where I find lots of interesting stuff to take photos of. Information about the picture: Camera: […]

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Tags: Flora · Flower · Macro · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Plant · Summer · Yellow Loosestrife

Macro photo of potato flower – soon time for harvest

August 10th, 2007 · 10 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera on August 8th, 2007. Click picture for larger view. In this photo you can see that my potato plants (Solanum tuberosum) have started to flower. These flowers are of a Norwegian potato species called Troll. When the potato plants start flowering you know that they are soon ready for […]

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Tags: Flora · Flower · Macro · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Plant · Potato · Summer