Ranunculus flammula, 12 of 14

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Lesser Spearwort

Llafnlys bach

Plantae
Eu-dicots (True dicotyledons)
Ranunculales
Family: Ranunculaceae
Cae Eglwys Nature Reserve (Brecknock Wildlife).
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I was surprised to see these white flowers but close up examination revealed that a yellow layer had been eroded / shed from the surface of the petals; revealing a white layer beneath that presumably accounts for the brightness of the flowers.
20 September 2012
Category: Wild-growing plants and fungi of the British Isles
 
British Isles status: native
Perennial


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Photographer: J R Crellin

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NIKON D700
20/09/2012 11:49:01
1/160 sec - F/16
Lens: 105mm f/2.8 G VR
Sensitivity: ISO 400
Exp. compensation: -0.7 EV
Depth of field: 0.01 m (0.31 - 0.32)
Light value: 13.3


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