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Sand Crocus

Plantae
Monocots (Monocotyledons)
Asparagales
Family: Iridaceae
Dawlish Warren

This flower is at the limit of its range at Dawlish and grows also in Tunisia for instance. At (dawlish) they claim this is partly due to their "better climate than most spots in Britain". I would not disagree.
02 April 2005
Category: Wild-growing plants and fungi of the British Isles
 
British Isles status: native
Vulnerable
Rare
Perennial


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Photographer: J R Crellin

About the picture:
NIKON D70
02/04/2005 11:13:45
1/125 sec - F/29
Lens: 60mm f/2.8 D
Sensitivity: ISO 320
Exp. compensation: -1 EV
Light value: 15.0



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