NYC Through My Eye

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Manhattan Mystery Flower

tags: NYC, Upper West Side, Lincoln Center, Manhattan, flowers, nature, image of the day Mystery Flower. Meadow sage, Salvia pratensis. Photographed in Manhattan’s Lincoln Center in a planter in the middle of Broadway. Image: GrrlScientist, 16 June 2009 [larger view]. Salvia is the largest genus of plants in the mint family, Lamiaceae, with approximately 900…

Manhattan Dahlia, 3

tags: NYC, Upper West Side, Manhattan, flowers, nature, image of the day Dahlia. Photographed on Manhattan’s Upper West Side near the corner of West 81st street and Central Park West. Image: GrrlScientist, 11 June 2009 [larger view].

tags: NYC, Upper West Side, Manhattan, flowers, nature, image of the day Common Pink, also known as the Dianthus, Dianthus plumarius. Photographed on Manhattan’s Upper West Side near the corner of West 81st street and Central Park West. Image: GrrlScientist, 11 June 2009 [larger view]. Can anyone identify this cultivated flower? Dianthus is a genus…

tags: NYC, Upper West Side, Manhattan, flowers, nature, image of the day Egyptian Star Cluster, also known as the Star Flower, Pentas lanceolata. Photographed on Manhattan’s Upper West Side near the corner of West 81st street and Central Park West. Image: GrrlScientist, 11 June 2009 [larger view]. Can anyone identify this cultivated flower?

tags: NYC, Upper West Side, Manhattan, flowers, nature, image of the day In the pink. Miniature Rose, Rosa hybrid. Photographed on Manhattan’s Upper West Side near the corner of West 81st street and Central Park West. Image: GrrlScientist, 11 June 2009 [larger view].

Manhattan Dahlia, 2

tags: NYC, Upper West Side, Manhattan, flowers, nature, image of the day Dahlia, Dahlia hybrid. Photographed on Manhattan’s Upper West Side near the corner of West 81st street and Central Park West. Image: GrrlScientist, 11 June 2009 [larger view]. The Dahlia comprise 36 species within a genus of bushy, tuberous, perennial plants native to Mexico,…

tags: NYC, Upper West Side, Manhattan, flowers, nature, image of the day Red rose bud, Rosa species. Photographed on Manhattan’s Upper West Side near the corner West 83rd street and Amsterdam. Image: GrrlScientist, 27 May 2009 [larger view]. Roses originate in Central Asia. The rose has long been valued by people. For example, it was…

Shades of Purple

tags: NYC, Upper West Side, Manhattan, flowers, nature, image of the day Pansy, Viola hybrid, giant white cultivar. Photographed on Manhattan’s Upper West Side on West 83rd street, across from the post office. Image: GrrlScientist, 27 May 2009 [

The End of My Frugal Life?

tags: NYC, Manhattan, NYC Life, cities, image of the day Goodbye, 99-cent store. You kept me alive on my (miserable lack of) income for years, but now, alas, it’s goodbye. Image: GrrlScientist, 9 June 2009 [larger view]. Is this the end of frugal living for me? If there was either a god or justice in…

Manhattan Gold

tags: NYC, Upper West Side, Manhattan, flowers, nature, image of the day Pansy, Viola hybrid, giant yellow cultivar. Photographed on Manhattan’s Upper West Side on West 83rd street, across from the post office. Image: GrrlScientist, 27 May 2009 [larger view].