Saffron conspiracies - a symbol of spring in the Polish mountains


Saffron conspiracies (Crocus scepusiensis) (Polish: krokus spiski or szafran spiski) is a species in Family Iridaceae. The name of "Crocus" is derived from Greek word "kroke" (thread, floss). This beautiful violet-colored flower occurs in the Western Carpathians. In Poland crocus flower most often grows in the Tatra Mountains and also in the other mountains e.g. Żywiec Beskids (mountainsides of Pilsko and Wielka Racza), Gorce, Beskid Wyspowy, Small Beskid (Leskowiec). Sometimes we encounter white crocus - albino. Saffron conspiracies blooms usually around 2-3 weeks. It is strictly protected in Poland.






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  1. Great shots of beautiful nature.

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  2. Hi! It looks spring has come in your neighborhood. The crocus flowers are very beautiful.

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  3. Those fields of flowers are stunningly beautiful!

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  4. Wow what a beautiful carpet of flowers.
    HAPPY EASTER !

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  5. Cudowny krajobraz :) Bardzo podobają mi się powyższe zdjęcia :)

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  6. Those are absolutely gorgeous! Thank you for sharing the beautiful photos AND adding some context to them. Well done! #ThursdayFavoriteThings

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  7. So glad to find these beautiful photos of the crocus field!
    Christineandhercamera.blogspot.com

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  8. Beautiful...flourish of purple!

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  9. I've never seen fields of crocus like this. Absolutely beautiful!

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  10. So gorgeous!

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  11. Piękne wiosenne krokusy. marzy nam się kiedyś wizyta w Tatrach właśnie o takiej porze. Pozdrawiamy serdecznie, wiosennie i świątecznie :)

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  12. Wow, that is marvellous!
    Happy Easter

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  13. Very beautiful close up photos of the flowers. Love the photos of the surroundings.

    Have a good weekend!

    Alexander
    Alex's World! - http://alex.kakinan.com

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  14. So many crocuses. How beautiful.

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  15. I like the most the second to the last photo, such a photographic scenery.

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  16. So special. Never mind the saffron :-)
    jocodeane

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  17. I've never seen so many crocuses, they look spectacular

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  18. What a beautiful carpet of crocus flowers - such gorgeous colours too #MySundayPhoto

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  19. Oh, how I miss seeing fields of crocuses. What a fabulous capture. Think you for sharing it made me feel as though I was back in the fields of Europe.

    Lisa @ LTTL

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  20. Love early bloomer crocuses!

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  21. Lovely photos! YOu are so lucky to have beds of them! They are my new fave! #mysundayphoto

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  22. Gorgeous crocuses!
    Wonderful photography.
    Thanks for sharing at http://image-in-ing.blogspot.com/2016/03/the-endless-variety-of-orchids.html

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  23. Beautiful photos, that first one looks so delicate.

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  24. Wow....fabulous purple! The dead tree constructions look like sculptures.
    Thanks for sharing this...

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  25. Thank you for sharing at the Thursday Favorite Things blog hop

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  26. Lot of crocus, beautiful!
    Fascinating images of May!

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  27. Oi, mikä määrä krookuksia!

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  28. What a wonderful field of flowers :)

    R. Täysin arkista

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  29. Wow, fantastic! Gorgeous flowers and scenery. Thank you so much for sharing with Today's Flowers and happy weekend :)

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  30. Oh these are gorgeous images. love # 5

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  31. The fields of purple are amazing! And what a wonderful name for this bloom

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  32. What wonderful flowers. We are starting to have some cool autumn nights here - maybe the world is still turning!

    Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

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  33. cudowne krokusowe pola!, pozdrawiam

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  34. Uwielbiam krokusowe "dywany", cudowny widok :)

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