Photography by Josh Hillman

Species: Passiflora incarnata (purple passionflower, maypop)
Rhoden Cove, Lake Jackson
Tallahassee, FL     May 14, 2005

The purple passion flowers, with their distinctive coronal filaments, are not only attractive, but are quite fragrant. The fruits of this plant, often called maypops, are edible. This plant is a favorite of the Gulf fritillary caterpillars.

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© 2005 Josh Hillman

Canon EOS 20D
ISO 100; 1/40sec @ f/22
Lens: Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM
Focal length: 100mm
Flash: Canon Macro Ring Lite MR-14EX