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Spring Squill

Seren y gwanwyn

Plantae
Monocots (Monocotyledons)
Asparagales
Family: Asparagus family
Asparagaceae (was Liliaceae)
Above Port Eynon Point, Gower, Wales.
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I first encountered these at the top of a scramble up onto the "top" above Port Eynon Point.

The conditions for photography were difficult (wind) - and much better locations were found later. I was glad I did persevere here though as there were relatively more of the colour variants such as this.
04 May 2006
Category: Wild-growing plants and fungi of the British Isles
 
British Isles status: native
Perennial


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Photographer: J R Crellin

About the picture:
NIKON D70
04/05/2006 10:42:16
1/100 sec - F/14
Lens: 60mm f/2.8 D
Sensitivity: ISO 320
Depth of field: 0.01 m (0.29 - 0.30)
Light value: 12.6


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