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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Natural Repetition
Feather Dusters
Textures on Water Bottle
Rolling sand
Persian Shield
Ripples at sunset
Transilluminated sea urchin macro
Euphorbia dendroides
Peacock Back
Unidentified succulent
Hungry Hands
A flowery pattern
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Unfurling Fronds on A Sago Palm (Cycas revoluta)
Banksia Spinulosa
Low Tide
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