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Looking at a rainbow from my back yard.
Hidden Sunshine
A watchful Long-eared Owl.
The Salt Flats - Salt Lake City, UT
Veins of a Leaf
Utah snow storm
Volcanic Beauty
Leap of Faith
Serenity
Green River, UT Geyser
A view from my cabin window
A World Inside a Plant
Red, blue, and white stars
Grasshopper in a Branch
Center of a Pink Flower
Sleeping Marci
Pineview Reservoir, Ogden, UT
Storm Clouds
Close-Up of a Bright Flower
Baby Marci
Elgin marbles in the British Museum
African Girl
The beginning of a major mountain snowstorm in Northern Utah.
12th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
A World Inside a Plant

This plant is unlike any I've ever seen. At first it looked like any other green plant with a pink tinge, but when viewed closer up, a miniature garden scene is revealed at its center. A small white blossom grows in a puddle of water, and green shoots emerge around it.

TAGS: Flower, Green, Illinois, Pink, Plant, United States, Unusual, Water

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Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
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© Shelby Swanson.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 11.2014
Total Views: 10
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 16, 2014, 7:54 p.m.
Camera Make: SONY
Camera Model: DSC-HX50V
Focal Length: 24.5mm
Shutter Speed: 1/160
Aperture: f6.3
ISO: ISO640
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