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Echeveria Setosa

Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 7 April 2014 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Echeveria setosa, the Mexican firecracker, is a species of flowering plant in the Crassulaceae family, native to semi-desert areas of Mexico. This was spotted at the Garfield Park Conservatory in Chicago, Illinois.

Photo captured April 27, 2012.

NIKON D7000 1/100 second F/5.6 ISO 100 157 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

You have caught that tactile presence perfectly here . .

7 Apr 2014 5:57am

yo from Ile de France, France

Un aspect duveteux plus agréable que les piquants du cactus ! :)

7 Apr 2014 8:14am

Julie L. Brown from Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

So fuzzy-makes you want to touch it!

7 Apr 2014 10:53am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Exquisite clarity and detail you capture here.

7 Apr 2014 1:02pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Cool fuzzy plant with a good name.

7 Apr 2014 6:14pm

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

The highly detailed texture makes almost feel the touch. Excellent image.

7 Apr 2014 7:07pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

I can feel the soft texture - fantastic image!

7 Apr 2014 8:10pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Beautiful close up! I love the detail! A beautiful plant!

7 Apr 2014 8:24pm

LauraS from Chico, United States

To look at this beautiful cactus, one would think it is soft. Is it?

7 Apr 2014 9:33pm

Daryl Johnson from Worcester Park, United Kingdom

Can a cactus be... cute?

7 Apr 2014 9:37pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A hairy, but handsome, succulent. Beautiful shot.

7 Apr 2014 10:53pm

Baldwin Vandewalle from Bejuma, Venezuela

A wonderful plant beautifully captured ... the hairy details and the green tones are fabulous !!!

7 Apr 2014 11:29pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

fine composition. very nice detail

7 Apr 2014 11:56pm

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

That is very nicely shot. Very crisp details.

8 Apr 2014 3:25am

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