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A vision of beauty while driving along the road at Passo Montecroce in South Tyrol, Italy a field of wild crocus flowers not just a picture.

In the sunlight that shines across a field beside the road at the Passo Montecroce in South Tyrol, Italy, crocus flowers open and show off their center pieces. Surrounded by the green leaves growing on the field, the purple, lilac and white crocus flowers adorn the landscape for miles and create a beautiful image for a picture.

These flowers grow to be around three to five inches tall and are mainly found growing in the woodlands, scrubs and meadows. As the day comes to a close and the sun dips behind the Dolomite Mountain Range in South Tyrol, Italy, the crocus flowers also send themselves to bed by closing up their petals around the yellow centers.

The crocus flowers were very important to the European settlers as once they saw these flowers appear across the landscape, they knew Spring was on its way. This brought a huge relief to these people who spent their first winters in a small shack that was far away from any signs of civilization. ... continue below the picture...



Crocus Flowers Picture

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Crocus Flowers Picture
Photo of a field of crocus flowers in full bloom along side the road of Passo Montecroce in South Tyrol, Italy in Europe.

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... The early settlers were the ones that gave these beautiful wild flowers their name as it was a sign of future hope for these people.

While driving through Passo Montecroce in South Tyrol, Italy be sure to hit this leg of your journey during the daylight hours to see the crocus flowers open up across the field. This is the prime time of day to snap a picture of the natural flora that grows in the mountain passes of South Tyrol, Italy.

Field of Crocus flowers along the side of the road at the Passo Montecroce (Kreuzbergpass), Italy, South Tirol, Europe.

Technical Information:
I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/10.0, exposure time of 1/50 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 70mm.

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Crocus Flowers Picture
A vision of beauty while driving along the road at Passo Montecroce in South Tyrol, Italy a field of wild crocus flowers not just a picture.
Scientific Name
Iridaceae
Photographer
Rolf Hicker
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yj4w5385 - Crocus Flowers Picture

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