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Meadow Saffron
Naked ladies

Monocots (Monocotyledons)
Family: Meadow Saffron family
Colchicaceae (was Liliaceae)
Mendip Hills, Somerset.
Velvet Bottom
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Growing amongst bracken on south-facing slopes to the side of the valley.
24 August 2004
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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24/08/2004 11:44:10
1/80 sec - F/10
Lens: 60mm f/2.8 D
Sensitivity: ISO 1000
Light value: 9.6

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