This is Oplismenus hirtellus ssp. setarius, not the introduced subspecies causing problems in Maryland. I love this little native grass since it grows all summer in shade. These blooms have little crimson 'whiskers' once a year that radiate from the bloom spike. I had to lay on the ground to get these shots while the fleeting sun angled through a hole in the canopy. A minute later, the light was gone and so was the moment. To make matters even more challenging, the camera could hardly focus on such a thin subject. So, I'm happy with these shots. Hope you like them. For more super-duper macros visit Lisa at http://lisaschaos.com/ . Thank-you, Lisa, for hosting this wonderful collection.
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So, just out of curiosity, do any of the rest of you crawl on the ground to get photos?