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Beaked Tasselweed

Monocots (Monocotyledons)
Family: Ruppiaceae
Steart, pond near bird hides.
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The ponds in the area were all very low if not completely dry. This one had enough water to support a population still but there were many broken off pieces (hence this picture) - the evidence of the dried mud around suggesting that many a dog has taken a dip this summer and thrashed around in the water !
21 September 2006
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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21/09/2006 11:20:55
1/60 sec - F/22
Lens: 60mm f/2.8 D
Sensitivity: ISO 320
Depth of field: 0.05 m (0.48 - 0.53)
Light value: 13.1

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