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Grass-of-Parnassus

Plantae
Eu-dicots (True dicotyledons)
Celastrales
Family: Parnassus family
Parnassiaceae (was Saxifragaceae)
Near Lochan na Lairige, Perthshire.
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Showing the staminodes with nectaries that alternate with the stamens. The anthers in this flower have already disappeared.
08 July 2008
Category: Wild-growing plants and fungi of the British Isles
 
British Isles status: native
Perennial


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Photographer: J R Crellin

About the picture:
NIKON D70
08/07/2008 14:38:15
1/100 sec - F/25
Lens: 60mm f/2.8 D
Sensitivity: ISO 500
Exp. compensation: -0.3 EV
Depth of field: 0.01 m (0.24 - 0.26)
Light value: 13.6



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