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Pasque flower after spring snowstorm
Pulsatilla patiens is found from Northern US (where it is also known as prairie crocus, even though it really belongs to Buttercap family) to North-Central Europe. 4/16/08

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rdmclove the ...

rdmc

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blooming promise that spring is on the way!
Posted Apr 16, 2008 8:55 pm

Dmitry PrussRe: love the ...

Dmitry Pruss

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... looking forward to spring yet always prepared for the comeback of the winter. Look at the tufted fur from stems to petals ... this beauty sports a nice coat!
Posted Apr 16, 2008 10:40 pm

rdmcRe: love the ...

rdmc

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truly amazing.... georgeous shot!
Posted Apr 17, 2008 6:12 pm

Dmitry PrussRe: A Beauty

Dmitry Pruss

Voted 10/10

Thanks! Snow or not, the pasqueflower got a truly poetic aura in the folk lore of my old country, indeed, where it's called dream-grass and where it only grows in a few secret places. In the Northern Rockies it is so much more common, the magic charm kind of fades away :)
Posted Apr 17, 2008 10:06 am

GeoPooch SobachkaRe: Ahhhh, so sweet!

GeoPooch Sobachka

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Thanks Marc! There is actually a whole album for Flowers in Snow on SP, great pictures there!
Posted Oct 21, 2008 12:28 pm

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GeoPooch SobachkaSubmitted by GeoPooch Sobachka
on Apr 16, 2008 8:07 pm

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