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Mark Billiau.

Pro Member, region Antwerp, Belgium

The Living Forest (183) : Persian Speedwell

Persian Speedwell (also known as Birdeye Speedwell) is a plant species originating in the west of Asia but has been spread over the whole northern hemisphere during the last centuries.

As of april these tiny sky-blue flowers (only 8-10mm wide) are a refreshing appearance in grasslands and bright forests.

Dutch name : Grote Ereprijs
German name : Persischer Ehrenpreis
Latin name : Veronica persica

Comments 32

  • Ushie Farkas 05/07/2012 10:30

    Wenn ich bedenke, wie klein diese Blüten sind, dann finde dieses Macro EXTREM SEHENSWERT! Gruß Ushie
  • Jenipher Baker 04/18/2012 13:00

    Great light control here Mark and I like the format
    cheers Jeni
  • carinart 04/17/2012 17:05

    Gefällt mir sehr sehr gut!
    L.G. Karin
  • Gaby Darsow 04/17/2012 13:09

    Wunderschön im Licht stehen die zarten Blüten,
    find ich zauberhaft,
  • Inge Stüwe 04/17/2012 11:47

    Ein hübscher Blütenreigen, in schönem Licht und toller Schärfe fotografiert!
    Liebe Grüße
  • Canan Oner 04/16/2012 23:31

    I thought these were called "forget me not" ..Good to know the real name...
    Excellent shot of these cute little flowers Mark..They spread out joy of spring..
  • Vera M. Shulga 04/16/2012 21:50

    I know these very little flowers.
    Very beautiful macro image!
  • Angelika El. 04/16/2012 21:45

    Wundervoll, diese kleinen leuchtenden Blütchen!
    Herrlich, wie sie in diesem wunderbaren Licht leuchten!


  • Deryck 04/16/2012 21:42

    They are really very beautiful! Excellent shot Mark
  • Perry Blevins 04/16/2012 21:38

    Beautiful flowers and light.
  • Adele Oliver 04/16/2012 21:33

    Such pretty tiny blossoms, so distinctive her petals ... beautiful capture in fine light and with lovely colours and details !!!
    greetings, Adele
  • Douglas Locke 04/16/2012 20:46

    Wunderbare Aufnahme, klasse festgehalten.
  • Leo_nid 04/16/2012 20:36

    wonderful blossoms and perfect presentation format
  • Markus 4 04/16/2012 19:48

    great this view from above

  • Silvia Simonato. 04/16/2012 19:34

    Maravillosas flores azules, con una excelente composición!!
    Hermosa imagen!!!
    Saludos Silvia

  • aline64 04/16/2012 18:21

    une photo lumineuse de ces petites fleurs qui couvrent souvent les pelouses, belle macro
  • Luc Grollie 04/16/2012 17:41

    like your chosen format and you handled the light shining on very well !!
  • Bergjäger 04/16/2012 16:48

    LG Bergjäger
  • Sylvia Schulz 04/16/2012 13:35

    wenn man den Wald so mit offenen Augen durchstreift wie Du Mark, dann ist das Leben schön, herrlich die Blüten, die Du entdeckt und fotografiert hast
    lg Sylvia
  • J o s e f 04/16/2012 12:49

    A wonderful shot!
    Kind regards, Josef
  • qRudi 04/16/2012 12:31

    Kleine bloemen, perfect en groot zo in detail gezien.
    Enorm mooie foto om bij weg te dromen.
  • Norbert Kappenstein 04/16/2012 11:59

    Wunderschön sehen die kleinen Blüten aus.
    Das Licht ist sehr gut, eine feine Aufnahme.
    LG Norbert
  • Alfred Schultz 04/16/2012 11:20

    I like such small flowers better than any other
    large exotic ones.
    Pretty here is also the contrast of colors.
    Best regards - A.
  • ARTURO MEDINA 04/16/2012 11:06

    Fantástica photo
    Un saludo
  • Othmar W. Mayer 04/16/2012 10:28

    A beautiful flower picture, which tells me that there is more to photograph than birds
    Kind regards