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A great day for taking a long walk and making some pictures.

Thanks to Barbara we now know the name: Salix!
Joan added some more information too! ;-))

Great cooperation on FT!! ;-))
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Mar 02 2014 14:40 GMT Lalbabu
Beautiful closeup of these catkins !!!!
Mar 02 2014 15:12 GMT wijnie58
WOW awesome macro shot, Annamaria..:-))
Mar 02 2014 15:35 GMT ForestSpirit
I don't know, Anna-Maria, but they're lovely!
Mar 02 2014 17:04 GMT Papagena
Marvellous close-up !! Anna-Maria, it could be that the red buds just aren't mature yet !!

Mar 02 2014 17:55 GMT bandsix
A favourite! I think they may be the catkins of Salix Melanostachys......:))
Mar 02 2014 20:14 GMT inna68
wonderful catkins
Mar 02 2014 22:40 GMT fhelsing PRO
so pretty!
Mar 02 2014 22:40 GMT fhelsing PRO
so pretty!
Mar 03 2014 04:33 GMT MargNZ
Lovely image Annamaria . The catkins are very pretty :))
Mar 03 2014 07:35 GMT Jeanmac
They are lovely especially like the colours!
Mar 03 2014 08:02 GMT superJoan
Annamaria..so pretty. The red and yellow are the stamens of the plant.. As Barbara said it is a Salix and the red ones are not quite in bloom....I always associate Pussy Willow with Easter..we always had Pussy Willow and Daffodils at that time of year...these are very Early .....
Mar 03 2014 13:39 GMT Annamaria
Thank you so much for the explanation, Joan! A new lesson learned today! ;-))
Mar 04 2014 03:40 GMT T1MELESS PRO
A terrific catch Annamarie and well presented !!!
Mar 04 2014 18:43 GMT elsje323
another beautiful close-up
Mar 06 2014 20:44 GMT jmcdh
Fantastic photo

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