The Name Says It All

On my recent trip to Prairie State Park in southwest Missouri, I found some Bird’s-foot Violets (Viola pedata) still blooming, so I made some images of the leaves of this plant, where the common name originated. You might remember my original post on these beauties, about 4 weeks ago (“A Little Birdie Told Me”), where I discovered the identity of these lovely flowers.

Here is a photo of the flower of the Bird’s-foot Violet (the leaves are in the blurred background in these 2 photos):

Bird's-foot Violet

Bird's-foot Violet

And here is an image that better captures the leaves of this beautiful plant:

Bird's-foot Violet

Using a bit of an imagination, you can see the “bird’s foot” :o)

Photographic Equipment Used:

  • Canon 7D body
  • Canon EF180mm, f/3.5 macro lens
  • Bogen 3221 tripod, with Kirk Ent. HD ballhead
  • ISO 800
  • Aperture not available
  • Shutter not available

 

 

 

If you enjoyed this post, please share this link with others who you feel may enjoy it!

Posted in 2014, Blog, Macro Photography, Nature Photography, Travel Photography, Wildflowers
Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , .
Permalink bookmark.
Follow comments: RSS feed for this post.
Trackbacks are closed, but you can post a comment.