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The Kashmir’s Saffron Flowers Are Truly Beautiful

The flower field Saffron (saffron flowers) accounting for most of the area of Kashmir, India. Saffron’s pistil harvest here is very labor-intensive, because all of it must be done by hand so almost any flower field accounts for the majority of family labor, from the elderly to the very young …

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16 Beautiful Flowers Captured Frozen In Ice

Natural beauty is unparalleled, but unfortunately, it is often very ephemeral and short-lived as well. Highlighting this bittersweet idea is the collaborative project by artist Tharien Smith and photographer Bruce Boyd titled ‘O ̊C’ that captures on film flower bouquets and collections of found objects cast in flat slabs of …

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11 Of The Most Unusual Plants In The World

Nature provides us with endless entertainment. Upon exploring caves, deserts, and forests, scientists have documented sights that look as if they came out of a science fiction movie. The strange and wacky ways plants protect themselves shows you how talented Mother Nature’s creations can be. These extraordinary plants are stealthy, …

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Monkey Orchids Are Nature’s Wonderful Creations

These beautiful orchids are not man made, although they may seem like it to us. They come from the south-eastern Ecuadorian and Peruvian cloud forests. They only grow at heights of 1-2 km above sea level, and so are quite hard to come by. We owe these photos to insistent …

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Some Flowers That Look Like Something Else

The flower, as a reproductive organ, evolved with one primary purpose in mind – to attract pollinators like insects or birds. This function has driven their astounding evolutionary explosion of distinct colors and shapes, some of which have even come to resemble various recognizable figures, plants or animals. The colors …

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