Your pictures: Floral

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image captionEach week we publish a gallery of readers' pictures on a set theme. This week the theme is floral and we start with a photograph taken by Rakesh Chandode: "These are the seeds of a dandelion flower, which are in last stage of the floral life."
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image captionNikki Zywina: "Sakura (cherry blossom) branches reflected in a puddle amid fallen petals in a park in Kakunodate, Tohoku, Japan. This year the cherry blossoms are even more important than usual as a symbol of hope and survival during hard times."
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image captionMichaela Gunter: "Macro shot of a daisy, with an aphid exploring it, which I didn't notice until I looked at the shots on my PC."
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image captionKari Smith: "I couldn't resist the temptation to send in this picture of my daughter, Roslin Claire. She is 18 months old, but was about seven months old in this picture. We were having a lovely day out in the summer sunshine at Grandma's house near in Iowa. I think that the picture shows the innocence and wonder of youth, and it quickly became one of our family's favourites. She loves being outside and I can't wait to show her the garden in bloom this year now that she is a bit older."
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image captionJim Young: "A coloured Convolvulus, taken in Boston, USA."
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image captionGary Hayes took a photograph of the bride's bouquet at his cousin's wedding.
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image captionKatie John: "A beetle exploring part of a magnolia flower gets covered in pollen."
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image captionMatthew Price: "Daffodil entries at the Royal Horticultural Show, Cardiff."
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image captionEmily Leshner: "The detailed floral ceiling of the Blue Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey."
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image captionYasir Hasan: "A firework exploding in the air takes the shape of floral pattern during the festival of Diwali."
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image captionJoelle Boatwright: "Creativity my artistic daughter applied to her foot in a moment of inspiration."
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image captionLizzie Coombes: "A close-up of a dandelion clock. I have always loved them since being a kid and find myself photographing them every year."
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image captionHassibi Mora: "Naveed was posing for me, he was expecting a very, very nice picture of him, but he never imagined that I was focusing in the flowers in front of him. When he saw the picture, he was a little bit disappointed at first but admitted that the flowers were really pretty."
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image captionTacia Carlin: "Nothing says spring time more than flowers, you see them everywhere even in the walls, passing by, floral indeed." Next week the theme is heat. If you would like to enter, send your pictures to yourpics@bbc.co.uk. Further details and terms can be found by following the link below this gallery.

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