Sunday, July 11, 2010

Canola/ Today's Flowers

Blossoms of canola (Brassica napus)

Many Ontario fields were golden a week ago (a few still are) covered in canola plants.

A field of canola

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20 comments:

Dave said...

second photo is a classic.

Leora said...

Love those delicate flowers. How wonderful to see them in a yellow field. So pretty.

Small City Scenes said...

We have many similar fields here in the valley. All grown for seed. It is neat to watch how the seed is harvested. MB

Shammickite said...

A field full of sunshine.

Carver said...

Thank you for identifying these lovely flowers. I've seen them and wondered what they were. Great shots as usual.

Living In Williamsburg Virginia said...

Great shots. The second is calendar/postcard worthy. Thanks.

Darryl and Ruth : )

Carletta said...

What a lovely field of yellow!

(Carletta's Captures)

Shelle said...

wow...very interesting, now i know where the oil comes from....lovely photos.

George said...

I love that second photo -- the colors are gorgeous.

Regina said...

Pretty bloom and breathtaking golden field.
Happy new week.

Maria said...

Oh, it's Raps! It is also grown near Vienna! But here the fields bloom in May! The yellow fields make lovely patterns in the landscape!
Have a nice week ahead!

http://graceolsson.com/blog said...

oh in Sweden we had canola in may...cognrats,d earest
havea nice weekend
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chasity said...

it's so pretty.
is this what they use to make canola oil?
i've never thought about this before.

love the barn/field scene.
perfectly perfect.

James said...

I love the way the red barn stands out in a sea of yellow.

Snap said...

Love that red barn!

Manang Kim said...

Canola flowers? Is that where we got the canola oil? Love the yellow field makes life happy.

White peonies

Dishesdone said...

Great shots, what a pretty yellow field!

Rambling Woods said...

Is this what the oil comes from? Beautiful pastoral scene...

NatureFootstep said...

sweden looks like that too right now :)

April said...

What an amazing sight! I have seen them a few times when driving across the prairies.

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