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Shaggy Soldier

Plantae
Eu-dicots (True dicotyledons)
Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Near Plympton, Plymouth
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The Latin means "four-rayed" ? Stace says that this flower normally has 5 ligules (or rays). Perhaps the first examples described happened to have mainly 4 rays.

David Fenwick found the site, identified the plants and took me there to see them.
07 October 2006
Category: Wild-growing plants and fungi of the British Isles
 
British Isles status: introduced after 1500 AD
Annual


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Photographer: J R Crellin

About the picture:
NIKON D70
07/10/2006 11:17:28
1/160 sec - F/29
Lens: 60mm f/2.8 D
Sensitivity: ISO 320
Exp. compensation: -1.3 EV
Depth of field: 0.02 m (0.29 - 0.31)
Light value: 15.4



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