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Plantae
Eu-dicots (True dicotyledons)
Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Marloes.
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At first an unexpected sight - the phyllaries bent back after the flower falls away.
14 August 2011
Category: Wild-growing plants and fungi of the British Isles
 
British Isles status: native
Perennial


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Photographer: J R Crellin

About the picture:
NIKON D700
14/08/2011 14:16:42
1/320 sec - F/18
Focal Length: 120mm
Lens: 24-120mm f/3.5-5.6 G VR
Sensitivity: ISO 400
Exp. compensation: -1.7 EV
Depth of field: 0.02 m (0.52 - 0.54)
Light value: 14.7


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