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15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
The Sweet Pepper Fruit Rainbow

The 'sweet pepper', also called 'bell pepper' because of its shape, is a cultivar group of the species 'Capsicum annuum'. It is botanically a fruit but is generally considered in culinary contexts to be a vegetable. Sweet peppers can be found in a rainbow of colors including green, red, orange and more rarely, white, rainbow (between stages of ripening) and purple depending on when they are harvested and the specific cultivar. As a bell pepper ages its flavor becomes sweeter and milder. They are generally available all year round but are more plentiful and less expensive during the summer months.

TAGS: California, Color, Fruit, Market, Nature, Rainbow

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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 08.2015
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 11, 2017, 2:11 p.m.
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Camera Model: NIKON D300
Focal Length: 34mm
Shutter Speed: 1/200
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