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Meadow Saffron
Naked ladies

Monocots (Monocotyledons)
Family: Meadow Saffron family
Colchicaceae (was Liliaceae)
Mendip Hills, Somerset.
Long Wood.
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The Long Wood strain have much lighter flowers than those at Velvet Bottom - about 600 metres away as the crow flies but a very different habitat.
24 August 2004
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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24/08/2004 12:33:29
1/60 sec - F/6.3
Lens: 60mm f/2.8 D
Sensitivity: ISO 1600
Light value: 7.2

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