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Echium plantagineum Echium plantagineum.<br />
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  1. Whoa! Another work of beautiful abstraction :) Posted 3 years ago
    1. I'm increasingly amazed with the plants that I have recently registered, particularly when photographed in detail, simply wonderful world. Thanks for your comment, Ferdy, I'm most grateful, cheers* Posted 3 years ago
  2. Beautiful!! Posted 3 years ago
    1. Thank you! Posted 2 years ago
  3. What a picture. You should hang on the wall to A3 + size. Posted 2 years ago
    1. Totally agreed! ;) Thanks so much! Posted 2 years ago

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''Echium plantagineum'', commonly known as Purple Viper's Bugloss or Paterson's Curse, is a species of ''Echium'', native to western and southern Europe , northern Africa, and southwestern Asia . It has also been introduced to Australia, South Africa and United States, where it is an invasive weed. Due to a high concentration of pyrrolizidine alkaloids in the shoot, it is poisonous to grazing livestock, especially those with a simple digestive system like horses. The toxins are cumulative in the.. more

Similar species: Boraginales
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Uploaded Apr 6, 2016. Captured Apr 6, 2016 16:07.
  • NIKON D7100
  • f/1.0
  • 1/320s
  • ISO320