Chimaphila maculata, spotted wintergreen, Howard County, MD, Helen Lowe Metzman

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Floral Design Alert. Spotted wintergreen flowers found to be aesthetically pleasing, though quite small. Check out out the units of 5 here. Five petals, 10 pantalooned stamens. Geometrically arrayed in complimentary colors ....something that clearly was created as a message of form to us in ways that make's the Da Vinci Code seem the work of novices. What is its meaning?Found in places where you find the Partridge Berry. Inhabitor of quiet woodlands. You should be so lucky to have them on your property. Helen Lowe Metzman found and stacked this photo from Howard County, Maryland. 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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