Mountain Avens

Wildflower Landscapes
Mountain Avens by Bob Gibbons

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Photographer: Bob Gibbons
Competition: Competition 7
Category: Wildflower Landscapes
Location: The Dolomites, Italy


I find the fluffy backlit seedheads of Dryas octopetala irresistible and I loved the dense mass of these, the spectacular background of peaks, and that feeling of everything receding for the winter. I walked a couple of kilometres, partly across snow, to find the best plants and viewpoint.


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