Squawroot

While this first image seems "dark" and unnatural, using the camera's built-in flash improves the sharpness of the image. Note: this is a parasitic plant living on the roots of the Oak Trees.
Conopholis americana
Newago County, June 2, 2007
Newago County, June 2, 2007
Newago County, June 2, 2007
Newago County, June 2, 2007
Newago County, June 2, 2007
Newago County, June 2, 2007
The Cybershot R1 camera produced this last image at f/16 -- notice the depth of field. The six images above were photographed at f/8 with the Cybershot F828.
Newago County, June 2, 2007