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Yann

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Greece autumn 2018
« on: November 09, 2018, 07:29:12 PM »
Last week end i travelled with LucS and LucG in the nearby of Athens. We were lucky with the weather and plants.

In the Lavrio region the soil contains a huge amount of limestone and clay.

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Colchicum cupanii
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Colchicum cupanii
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Crocus laevigatus
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Crocus cancellatus mazziaricus
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Re: Greece autumn 2018
« Reply #1 on: November 09, 2018, 07:34:41 PM »
There are more than 450 different minerals in Lavrio, it certainly explains the rich flora.

Crocus cartwrightianus
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Arisarum vulgare
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Crocus laevigatus


the environment
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and again a laevigatus
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Re: Greece autumn 2018
« Reply #2 on: November 09, 2018, 07:43:24 PM »
now we're on mount Hymettus, the town is all around but it's a quiet place.
We looked for Colchicum atticum in vain, we were too late.

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Crocus pallasii
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Crocus laevigatus
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Crocus cancellatus mazzariacus
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Re: Greece autumn 2018
« Reply #3 on: November 09, 2018, 07:53:39 PM »
Further north the mount Parnitha and its abies forest.

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Daphne euboica
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and the big surprise: an Iris attica in bloom
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Re: Greece autumn 2018
« Reply #4 on: November 09, 2018, 08:03:17 PM »
Acinos graveolens
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Aethionema saxatile
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Centaurea attica
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Cervus elaphus
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Re: Greece autumn 2018
« Reply #5 on: November 09, 2018, 08:46:22 PM »
Wow, you have seen a great deal - and in great company!
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Re: Greece autumn 2018
« Reply #6 on: November 10, 2018, 12:23:31 PM »
Back to the east of Athens around Vravrona

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Cyclamen greacum
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Colcichum cupanii
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Prospero autumnale
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Re: Greece autumn 2018
« Reply #7 on: November 10, 2018, 12:28:08 PM »
A companion  :D
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Anemone coronaria
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Cyclamen graecum, albus form not so common
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and a very dark form of c. graecum
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Re: Greece autumn 2018
« Reply #8 on: November 10, 2018, 12:47:26 PM »
a new jump to the Keratea region

Narcissus serotinus (should we still call it like that regarding the last conversation with Rafa and Karaba)
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Crocus cancellatus mazziaricus
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and a funny tree olive, i can see a face inside it (nose and eye) ;D
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Re: Greece autumn 2018
« Reply #9 on: November 10, 2018, 05:32:10 PM »
Wow, you have seen a great deal - and in great company!


Agree - and I have to confess I am a little bit envious!

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Re: Greece autumn 2018
« Reply #10 on: November 10, 2018, 07:31:51 PM »
Lovely set of pictures Yann.
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Re: Greece autumn 2018
« Reply #11 on: November 10, 2018, 08:27:55 PM »
Thanks David, i hope it's not to heavy to load in the browser, myself having a poor dsl connexion.
Some photos are colors burnt due to heavy sun, as always in a trip no time to wait the good light.
I use a m4/3 camera that doesn't have the same sensor as a full frame (i used to use) but it's pretty small and light for travelling.
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Re: Greece autumn 2018
« Reply #12 on: November 11, 2018, 01:37:44 PM »
Very nice pics, Yann, you have seen a lot of plants, but also some animals.
The deer, they do not seem to be afraid. They are not hunted by the local people?
The turtle is native to that region, I guess?
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Re: Greece autumn 2018
« Reply #13 on: November 11, 2018, 01:39:11 PM »
Further north the mount Parnitha and its abies forest.

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Daphne euboica
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and the big surprise: an Iris attica in bloom
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Very nice crocus, what species is it?
The iris is a nice bonus in this time of the year.
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Re: Greece autumn 2018
« Reply #14 on: November 11, 2018, 04:07:28 PM »
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