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Purple Flower in our garden, Netherlands Looks a bit like a Meadow Cranesbill, but I think it is something else. Echium vulgare,Europe,Geotagged,Heesch,Macro,Netherlands,Photography Styles,Summer,Vipers Bugloss,World,the Netherlands Click/tap to enlarge

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  1. It looks to me like some kind of Echium sp. Posted 3 years ago
    1. That's exactly the clue I needed:

      Purple and pink flower in our garden Dutch name: slangenkruid (snake herb).  Echium vulgare,Heesch,The Netherlands,Vipers Bugloss,europe,flowers,macro,macro garden,plants

      Same plant, same month, same garden. Sorry, it's been a year so I did not make the connection.
      Posted 3 years ago, modified 3 years ago

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''Echium vulgare'' is a species of flowering plant in the borage family Boraginaceae. It is native to most of Europe, and western and central Asia and it occurs as an introduced species in north-eastern North America.

Similar species: Boraginales
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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By Ferdy Christant

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Uploaded Aug 27, 2016. Captured Aug 7, 2015 17:53 in Burgemeester van Hulstlaan 39, 5384 LR Heesch, Netherlands.
  • NIKON D800
  • f/4.5
  • 1/500s
  • ISO125
  • 105mm