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Fragaria chiloensis
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Beach Strawberry
Chilean Wild Strawberry

Plantae
Eu-dicots (True dicotyledons)
Rosales
Family: Rosaceae
National Botanic Garden of Wales, Great Glasshouse

This is one of the parents of most (all ?) cultivated strawberries. (The other parent being Fragaria virginiana.)

Information at the Botanic garden:
"It thrives in meadows, moist sand dunes and crevices in rocks and cliff faces.
It grows wild all along the Western coast of the Americas from Chile to Peru, from California to British Columbia and also in Hawaii."
21 April 2004
Category: Cultivated plants
 
 


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Photographer: J R Crellin

About the picture:
NIKON D70
21/04/2004 12:16:45
1/100 sec - F/8
Lens: 60mm f/2.8 D
Sensitivity: ISO 800
Depth of field: 0.01 m (0.39 - 0.40)
Light value: 9.6



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