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Spring Crocus

Monocots (Monocotyledons)
Family: Iridaceae
Inkpen crocus field
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I was a little early (wouldn't have been most years at this date) but there were still many of the Crocuses in flower. Not native but known to have been at this location since at least 1800.
06 March 2006
Category: Wild-growing plants and fungi of the British Isles
British Isles status: introduced after 1500 AD

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Photographer: J R Crellin

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06/03/2006 12:24:21
1/100 sec - F/22
Lens: 60mm f/2.8 D
Sensitivity: ISO 200
Depth of field: 0.03 m (0.38 - 0.42)
Light value: 14.6

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