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Rock Sea-spurrey

Eu-dicots (True dicotyledons)
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Anchor Cove
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This flower is somewhat elusive - often when you pass the plants all you see is unopened buds and ripening fruits. Early in the morning there are rarely any open. Somehow it seems to correlate (negatively) with the camera being present.
09 July 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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09/07/2005 19:00:58
1/125 sec - F/13
Lens: 60mm f/2.8 D
Sensitivity: ISO 320
Exp. compensation: -1 EV
Light value: 12.7

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