Aesculus glabra, Ohio Buckeye inflorescence, Howard County, MD, HeLoMetz

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Ohio Buckeye. Aesculus glabra. Nice open understory tree you see more towards the west in Maryland and the Eastern U.S. Attracts a variety of woodland loving bees...in particular Augochlora pura. A nice color match. Picture and specimen by Helen Lowe Metzman. Photography Information: Canon Mark II 5D, Zerene Stacker, Stackshot Sled, 65mm Canon MP-E 1-5X macro lens, Twin Macro Flash in Styrofoam Cooler, F5.0, ISO 100, Shutter Speed 200 USGSBIML Photoshopping Technique: Note that we now have added using the burn tool at 50% opacity set to shadows to clean up the halos that bleed into the black background from "hot" color sections of the picture.

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