Leucojum aestivum subsp. aestivum, 2 of 17

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Summer Snowflake
Loddon Lily

Monocots (Monocotyledons)
Family: Daffodil family
Amaryllidaceae (was Liliaceae)
Dinton Pastures, Berkshire.
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In this wild population about 5% of flowers are erect or semi-erect - making a picture showing the flower internals that much easier.

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Ena Gatenby (who is building the National Collection of Leucojum) tells me "I have also seen it referred to as Devon Snowflake, St Agnew flower and St George's Violet".
12 April 2005
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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12/04/2005 12:44:45
1/60 sec - F/13
Lens: 60mm f/2.8 D
Sensitivity: ISO 400
Exp. compensation: -0.3 EV
Light value: 11.3

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