09.05.2021 Silent Sunday

Spotted Touch-me-not aka Jewelweed-Impatiens capensis

About Steve Gingold

I am a Nature Photographer with interests in all things related. Water, flowers, insects and fungi are my main interests but I am happy to photograph wildlife and landscapes and all other of Nature's subjects.
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25 Responses to 09.05.2021 Silent Sunday

  1. Ann Mackay says:

    So beautiful… 🙂

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  2. You got droplets to play jewels on the jewelweed.

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  3. shoreacres says:

    The appeal of the droplets balances the beauty of the flower. I read that another common name is ‘snapweed.’ Do the ripened pods snap open as easily as peoplel say?

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    • I had not heard the “snapweed” name. But they do pop open easily, hence the “touch-me-not” name and they do open easily. As kids we used to have fun with them. I haven’t done that in years and we do have a nice stand of them. Excuse me for a minute…

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  4. Eliza Waters says:

    Absolutely magical!

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  5. melissabluefineart says:

    That ‘s what a girl likes to see, dripping jewels! 🙂

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  6. tomwhelan says:

    Lovely drops, both the in-focus and the out-of-focus ones, and the flower looks great.

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  7. Tina says:

    Beautiful capture, so jewel-like.

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