Countries and their stereotypical flowers

Challenge #40 in the Just Because series. Hosted by AussieJo.
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The Netherlands is known for their tulips, Australian is known for its Waratah. Show me a photo of a flower that is stereotypically from a country. Include in the description the name of the flower and what country it is known for.
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Common Name: Oregon Sunshine Latin Name: Eriophyllum lanatum Type: Native Flower Color: yellow Cycle: Perennial Origin: Native
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Submitted: Thursday, 11th August, 2011 05:27 (GMT)
Taken: Tuesday, 5th July, 2011
Focal length: 35 mm
Shutter speed: 1/200 sec
Aperture: F7.1
ISO: 100
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