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Yellow Glasswort

Llyrlys melyn

Plantae
Eu-dicots (True dicotyledons)
Caryophyllales
Family: Pigweed family
Amaranthaceae (was Chenopodiaceae)
Afon Leri bank (estuarine).
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Taken during a BSBI field meeting and I am very grateful to other members of the group for these Salicornia identifications. This is a member of Salicornia procumbens agg.

This picture is taken against the sky to show the slightly transparent edge to the flowers.
15 September 2012
Category: Wild-growing plants and fungi of the British Isles
 
British Isles status: native
Scarce
Annual


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Photographer: J R Crellin

About the picture:
NIKON D700
15/09/2012 11:24:48
1/160 sec - F/32
Lens: 105mm f/2.8 G VR
Sensitivity: ISO 400
Exp. compensation: 1 EV
Depth of field: 0.02 m (0.35 - 0.36)
Light value: 15.3



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