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    1. The principle that living organisms develop only from other living organisms and not from nonliving matter.
    2. Generation of living organisms from other living organisms.
    3. The supposed recurrence of the evolutionary stages of a species during the embryonic development and differentiation of a member of that species. Also called recapitulation.

    *Common Milkweed Seed (Asclepias syriaca) captured in Lanoraie, Quebec, Canada.

    Larger is better.

    * If you happened to know the name of this plant, I will be glad to post it.:
    Thanks to Nybird (see below) who gave me the answer, I am impressed!

    patrick wilken, thomas23, Kwisatch, and 94 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. Etolane ages ago | reply

      Allo, you've been blogged on Thanks for sharing your pic with the magic moments pool...

    2. kaleidoscope ages ago | reply

      Beautiful milkweed shot! When they 'ripen' it's often difficult to capture a shot because the seeds blow away so quickly.

    3. AnaRocha ages ago | reply


    4. Lette Moloney ages ago | reply

      gorgeous :)

    5. Caro's Lines ages ago | reply

      You may not need any more comments on this one but it is amazing!!!

    6. seaoat ages ago | reply

      Ditto, lovely.

    7. monchi6688 ages ago | reply

      It seems that it will try to flap in the future. It seems to be happy.

    8. sterestherster ages ago | reply

      Great detail and I love the shining, they look so soft!

    9. ShawnXian ages ago | reply


    10. ArtByChrysti ages ago | reply

      You are my winner!
      Please add this photo to

    11. patoromeroar ages ago | reply

      exelente foto.

    12. fesign ages ago | reply

      absolutely amazing photo, a huge fave!

    13. augustusoz ages ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Pro Account Members, and we'd love to have your photo added to the group.

      Brilliant photo! Thanks for sharing.

    14. Anne*° 119 months ago | reply


      I saw this in the 50+ Faves group and Faved it.

    15. RCastro 119 months ago | reply

      wow... another unique composition!!

      I saw this in the 50+ Faves group and Faved it.

    16. Marinyu.. 117 months ago | reply

      Splendid photo, , just splendid !

    17. Peka! 114 months ago | reply

      love it!! so simple and gorgeous!
      a really great macro ^^

      You are invited to display your image at

    18. olivepix 96 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Milkweed (Asclepias spp.), and we'd love to have this added to the group!


    19. Ameet... 90 months ago | reply

      Great details

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