Poppies Popping Up

Common Poppy Papaver rhoeas

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These are now popping up in the fields around and about. I have a thing for poppies of al kinds, but I do love the bright red against the greenery. Their tissue-thin crinkled petals catch and hold the light so beautifully, and change so as the light does.

Common Poppy Papaver rhoeas, June 2018, local field, Staffordshire, England. © Pete Hillman. Sigma 18-300mm lens.

6 thoughts on “Poppies Popping Up

  1. These flowers are common on fields in southern Sweden and although they are beautiful they are not popular with the farmers. For them they are weeds

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