Paul Gill Photography | Macro Photography | Cowboy Fried Egg flower
Taken 19-May-10
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Photo Info

Dimensions3000 x 4500
Original file size38.7 MB
Image typeTIFF
Color spaceAdobe RGB (1998)
Date taken19-May-10 13:07
Date modified4-Jan-16 15:14
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS 5D Mark II
Focal length65 mm
Max lens aperturef/2.8
Exposure1/320 at f/8
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeManual
Exposure prog.Manual
ISO speedISO 800
Metering modePattern
Cowboy Fried Egg flower

Cowboy Fried Egg flower

Cowboy Fried Egg flower, Argemone corymbosa (Mojave prickly poppy) is a flowering plant in the family Papaveraceae native to the eastern Mojave Desert of the southwestern United States. It especially common around Cima, California and the nearby community of Kelso, California. The plant grows in sandy places and on dry slopes, and is very similar to desert prickly poppy.
It is a perennial herbaceous plant growing to 40-80 cm tall, with distinctive orange latex in the stems. The leaves are 8-15 cm long, with prickly margins. The flowers are 4-8 cm diameter, with four white petals and an orange-colored center.