Picture of the Day

Twisted Stalk with Berries

September 2, 2021   ―-  Archive

Macro and Micro Picture of the Day 2021-09-02
License: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Here is twisted stalk (Streptopus amplexifolius) growing near Brainard Lake in Colorado's Indian Peaks Wilderness on September 2, 2020. The plant is also known as watermelon berry because the berries taste like watermelon.

Equipment used: Canon EOS Rebel T5i with a standard zoom lens (EF-S 18-55 mm).

Authors: Richard Hollos and Stefan Hollos