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Snowdon Lily
Mountain Spiderwort

Lili’r Wyddfa

Monocots (Monocotyledons)
Family: Liliaceae
Below Snowdon peak. 670m altitude.

I have long wanted to see this for myself and success at last - not a perfect day and the flower wasn't going to open any more but a lovely plant of this species showing all the major features.

This is another plant that has changed name recently - it is now a "Star-of-Bethlehem".

For a picture of this flower fully open do go to Snowdon Lily on UK Wild Flowers site
01 June 2010
Category: Wild-growing plants and fungi of the British Isles
British Isles status: native

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Photographer: J R Crellin

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01/06/2010 12:48:53
1/50 sec - F/32
Lens: 105mm f/2.8 G VR
Sensitivity: ISO 400
Depth of field: 0.05 m (0.57 - 0.62)
Light value: 13.6
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