Flower report, April 14th – Anopoli Everything you want to ask, read or write about Sfakia, southwest Crete, or Crete island in general.

Jean
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Flower report, April 14th – Anopoli

by Jean » 15 Apr 2019, 10:57

Here are close-ups of some of the other flowers we saw in Anopoli on Sunday. There are also 3 photo flowers in the other posting from the 14th (hill orchid, gladiola, tassel hyacinth)

Orchids:

Grecian spider orchid (Ophrys spuneri)
Ophrys spuneri.jpg


Small yellow ophrys
small yellow ophrys.jpg


Orchis quadripunctata
Orchid quadripunctata.jpg


Eastern serapias
Eastern serapias.jpg


Robert’s giant orchids
Robert's giant orchids.jpg


Non-orchids:

low-to-the- ground “star flowers” (Ornithogalum exscapum)
Ornithogalum exscapum.jpg


wild pinks (Petrorhagia velutina), with a single tiny bloom on a tall thin stalk
Petrorhagia velutina.jpg


small orange field marigolds (Calendula arvensis)
field marigold.jpg


lupins
lupin close-up.jpg


common asphodel
common asphodel.jpg

kiki
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Re: Flower report, April 14th – Anopoli

by kiki » 15 Apr 2019, 16:35

Wow -so beautiful !

Thanks for the very nice photos!

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