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skeletons skeleton of a hydrangea flower Bigleaf hydrangea,Hydrangea macrophylla Click/tap to enlarge


skeleton of a hydrangea flower

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''Hydrangea macrophylla'' is a species of ''Hydrangea'' native to Japan. Common names include Bigleaf Hydrangea, French Hydrangea, Lacecap Hydrangea, Mophead Hydrangea, Penny Mac and Hortensia. It is widely cultivated in many parts of the world in many climates.

''Hydrangea macrophylla'' blossoms can be either pink, blue, or purple shades, depending on a pH-dependent mobilization and uptake of soil aluminium into the plants.

Similar species: Cornales
Species identified by Julie Jones
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Uploaded Jul 23, 2014. Captured Mar 15, 2001 03:42.
  • FinePix S3200
  • f/4.5
  • 1/119s
  • ISO200
  • 11.35mm