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Grugeilun llyfn

Eu-dicots (True dicotyledons)
Family: Frankeniaceae
Tywyn Trewan Common, Anglesey.
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A new family for Floralimages but in unusual circumstances. This species is almost certainly not native here and the nearest native site would be many hundreds of miles away. Either a garden escape or, perhaps more likely, brought here inadvertently during wartime construction works on the nearby airfield.

Taken during a BSBI field meeting.
20 August 2011
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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20/08/2011 11:21:45
1/250 sec - F/8
Lens: 105mm f/2.8 G VR
Sensitivity: ISO 400
Exp. compensation: -0.7 EV
Depth of field: 0.60 m (3.48 - 4.08)
Light value: 12.0

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