Monday, September 15, 2008

Jewelweed...


I took this picture in the backyard on Saturday. Eventually this blossom will form a seed pod that when touched will explode and scatter the seeds.

8 comments:

The Birdlady said...

Very appropriately named! It even has little sparkles on the leaf!

kjpweb said...

Beautiful shot! And here's a new assignment for you! Catch the moment they explode! ;)
Cheers, Klaus

Mary said...

My...you really made it live up to its name! It looks like a lovely little jewel. Mine are at popping stage already. Wish I knew how to capture that.....you and Klaus can probably do it.

Tommy V said...

interesting plant. The colors it it are very nice. Great capture. I except you to get a picture of it exploding....

Adrian said...

Hi John

What a peculiar plant! We have nothing like that here really - although our Sundew plants are quite strange to look at.

Best wishes, Adrian

Louise said...

I'm with Klaus! I'd love to see the explosion.

Love this shot. All the "glitter" is gorgeous.

Kerri said...

Beautiful! Love the water drops.

2sweetnsaxy said...

Great shot! I does look like a jewel! This photo is definitely one. :-)