Sunday, May 16, 2010

Today's Flowers #93: Beach Plums

When I walked on the beach of South Cape State Park Last Sunday,  the season was too early for the beach roses, which I have shown at Today's Flower #44 last year.  However, Beach Plums, Prunus maritima, were blooming on the beach everywhere.

Here is a shrub filled with flowering buds ready to bloom.

Here is one in full bloom from a distance.

Here is a close-up of the pretty white tiny flowers.  It was taken with the 80-400mm super-telephoto zoom, not bad what it can do in close encounter.

I was told that the fruit of beach plums are quite tasty and often collected by the locals to make jam.

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shu said...

Very beautiful!

Mrs. M @ TLC said...

Sooo lovely. Very dainty in white.

Denise said...

Thanks for sharing these wonderful flowers with us today. Have a great week!

Perry said...

Very nice. I like the last one best and the blurred background. Thanks for sharing!

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eden said...

They are such beautiful flowers. Thanks for sharing. Have a nice day

EG Wow said...

They look so delicate and pure! Very nice photos!

AL said...

Flowers looks very dainty and soft to touch. Thanks for sharing.


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