Montana Outdoors

April 20, 2009

Wild strawberry

Filed under: Flowers, Montana, Nature, Outdoors, Photography, Photos, Pictures, Wildflowers — Tags: — montucky @ 9:42 pm

With the fading light of evening and the dimness of the deep canyon giving its snow-white petals a bluish cast, this small blossom awaited the onset of its first night: there was just one.

Wild strawberry

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  1. wow,…I didn’t recognize it until I read your text,… I actually thought it WAS a blue flower. Neat!

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    Comment by Cedar — April 20, 2009 @ 10:25 pm

    • I was surprised to see the blue petals too but I didn’t have time to experiment around with it. I’m surprised to see a strawberry blooming this early, and it is a very small blossom at that.

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      Comment by montucky — April 20, 2009 @ 10:31 pm

  2. I looks beautiful. Amazing how it actually looks blue..

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    Comment by Camilla — April 21, 2009 @ 3:01 am

    • Something about the light. I really don’t understand.

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      Comment by montucky — April 21, 2009 @ 7:55 am

  3. I love wild strawberries. They are like nature’s tiniest roses followed up by a tasty bit of heavenly nectar.

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    Comment by Tabbie — April 21, 2009 @ 5:22 am

    • Yes, they are delightful. We have a bed of them near the house and while we eat one or two in a summer, the rest belong to the Robins.

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      Comment by montucky — April 21, 2009 @ 7:56 am

  4. How very beautiful! Wild strawberries do have lovely blossoms. I eagerly await for the wildflowers and wild strawberries to bloom here. The evening light does have wonderful hues upon nature and landscape. Great capture, montucky.

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    Comment by Anna Surface — April 21, 2009 @ 8:20 am

    • I hope your wildflowers start to bloom soon. I’m eager to see your photos of them!

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      Comment by montucky — April 21, 2009 @ 9:56 am

  5. Montucky, I’m on a Beatles kick. Loved the photo of the (blue)strawberry plant. And of course it reminds me of Strawberry Fields

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    Comment by Maureen — April 21, 2009 @ 8:02 pm

    • Now that you mention it! I hadn’t thought of that song in years. Thanks!

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      Comment by montucky — April 21, 2009 @ 9:04 pm

  6. reminds me that we have been to pick strawberries this year!

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    Comment by silken — April 25, 2009 @ 9:01 pm

    • Your area is so far ahead of ours! Of course, at the moment we’ve dipped back nearly into winter: it was 25 last night

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      Comment by montucky — April 25, 2009 @ 9:22 pm


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