Wild About Wildflowers

Challenge #20 in the Life in the Natural World series. Hosted by RuthC.
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This challenge is to showcase those flowers which grow in the countryside, without human cultivation or attention. Your entry can be a Macro shot of a single flower, a cluster of them on a plant, or fields of flowers; alpine wildflowers, or deserts in bloom after rain.... Show us these flowers outside in their natural environment, not under studio lights. No garden flowers such as roses, hibiscus, daffodils, etc. Small creatures may be present, but should not dominate the picture. SIZE: 1,600px MAXIMUM ON LONGER SIDE.
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Arctic Cottongrass
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Taken in Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway.
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Submitted: Sunday, 11th November, 2012 09:18 (GMT)
Taken: Tuesday, 26th July, 2011
Focal length: 100 mm
Shutter speed: 1/1250 sec
Aperture: F5.6
ISO: 400
Notes: Canon EOS 7D, 100 mm macro, 1/1250 at f/5.6
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