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Mark Billiau.


World 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 31

  • 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 Falkenberg 04/17/2012 13:09

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

    Ein hübscher Blütenreigen, in schönem Licht und toller Schärfe fotografiert!
    Liebe Grüße
    Inge
  • 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..
    Cheers,
    Canan
  • 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!

    LG!
    Angelika

  • Deryck 04/16/2012 21:42

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

    Beautiful flowers and light.
    Regards
    Perry
  • 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.
    LG
    Douglas
  • Markus 4 04/16/2012 19:48

    great this view from above

    cheers
    markus
  • 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
    amicalement