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Ornithogalum pyrenaicum
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Spiked Star-of-Bethlehem
Bath Asparagus

Plantae
Monocots (Monocotyledons)
Asparagales
Family: Asparagus family
Asparagaceae (was Liliaceae)
Westwood, near Bradford on Avon.
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It takes until I have moved away from the area to get this local specialty ! The spikes were still visible in the hedgerows well into East Somerset and this location is only just Wiltshire.
13 June 2007
Category: Wild-growing plants and fungi of the British Isles
 
British Isles status: native
Scarce
Perennial


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Photographer: J R Crellin

About the picture:
NIKON D70
13/06/2007 08:50:49
1/100 sec - F/25
Lens: 60mm f/2.8 D
Sensitivity: ISO 320
Exp. compensation: -1 EV
Depth of field: 0.02 m (0.29 - 0.31)
Light value: 14.3



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