Woody nightshade (Solanum dulcamara) by julienne1

Woody nightshade (Solanum dulcamara)

Sometimes known as "Bittersweet Nightshade" because the root and stem taste extremely bitter if eaten but supposedly gradually start to taste sweeter with chewing. It's a poisonous narcotic, but not so much as Deadly nightshade.
Stunning.
June 2nd, 2016  
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Beautiful macro.
June 2nd, 2016  
Pretty flower
June 2nd, 2016  
I've never seen these before. You captured them beautifully.
June 3rd, 2016  
Beautiful colour.
June 3rd, 2016  
Gorgeous shot.
June 3rd, 2016  
Awesome capture.
June 3rd, 2016  
lovely flowers A FAV
June 3rd, 2016  
I've always thought this a pretty flower but never looked too closely because of the poison. So seeing the little yellow/green spots on the purple petals was a revelation. Thank you.
June 3rd, 2016  
Wonderful close up and interesting information.
June 3rd, 2016  
@woofandweft1 they are interesting little flowers. They are poisonous but there are only a handful of serious cases of human poisoning and you would have to eat a whole lot to do yourself any damage.
June 3rd, 2016  
they are lovely! fav
June 4th, 2016  
Lovely
June 9th, 2016  
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