Repeating Patterns in Nature

Challenge #90 in the Life in the Natural World series. Hosted by RuthC.
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If we look around, we can see many examples of nature using repeating patterns, on leaves, flowers, seed pods, tidal marks at the beach, clouds in the sky, sedimentary rocks,.... Show us your interesting examples of these patterns. Where possible, the patterns should be outside in the natural environment. Macro and close-up shots welcome. Size, 1,600px MAXIMUM
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The Flower of Fists
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Submitted: Sunday, 16th March, 2014 04:16 (GMT)
Taken: Sunday, 24th March, 2013
Focal length: 105 mm
Shutter speed: 1/100 sec
Aperture: F5
ISO: 200
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