Smeerwortel = Symphytum officinale.

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The is a wild flower. The plant is 40-100 cm high with white, pink or purple flowers. The species name officinale (from the pharmacy) indicates that the plant medical applications has traditionally been known. In particular, the carrot was collected. The plant includes symphytocynoglosine, consolidine, choline, and 0.8 to 1% allantoin. Research has shown that allantoin helps for the healing of wounds by the stimulation of the formation of new cells. From Wikipedia.

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Grzegorz Gust on May 28, 2012

Like ;) Greetings :)

odeveld on May 28, 2012

Hello Gucio_55, Many thanks for your visit! Kind regards, Odeveld

6th JULY!!!! on May 28, 2012

fav+liked...............wonderful..

odeveld on May 28, 2012

Hello 6th JULY!!!!, That's very kind of you! Many thanks for your visit, your like and for your YS! I'm pleased that my picture belongs to your favorites!! With friendly greetings from Belgium, Odeveld

Dušan Railfan on May 31, 2012

Like34!

odeveld on June 1, 2012

Hello Dušan Le-Niš, It's nice to see you back! Many thanks for your nice comment!! With friendly greetings from Belgium, Odeveld

Fraulein S on June 23, 2012

wow! first time to see this wildflower photo! Beautiful and the colors looks great ! its has a convincing attraction!

LIKE and YS

Greetings,

From,

Philippines

jockswa on July 6, 2012

Love this wildflower series Odeveld. Nice work. Regards, Jock.

odeveld on July 6, 2012

Hello Fraulein S, That's very kind of you! Many thanks for your very nice comment and for your YS! I'm pleased that my picture belongs to your favorites!! With friendly greetings from Belgium, Odeveld


Hi Jock, I'm glad you like my series!! Many thanks for visiting my gallery!! With friendly greetings, Odeveld

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  • Uploaded on May 7, 2012
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    • Camera: Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL
    • Taken on 2012/05/06 19:37:19
    • Exposure: 0.017s (1/60)
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    • F/Stop: f/5.600
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