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Whorled Solomon's-seal

Family: Asparagus family
Asparagaceae (was Liliaceae)

This is now very rare in the wild in the UK but Chiltern seeds have seed and I sowed some in 2006. They are now growing in my "north facing limestone pocket" and flower buds are visible for the first time.
21 May 2010
Category: Cultivated plants
British Isles status: native
21/05/2010 13:07:39
1/40 sec - F/14
Lens: 105mm f/2.8 G VR
Exposure mode: Shutter speed priority AE
White Balance: Gray point set
Metering: Center-weighted average
Focussing: AF-S
Sensitivity: ISO 400
Exp. compensation: -1 EV
Vibration Reduction: On
Focus distance: 1.26 m
Depth of field: 0.11 m (1.21 - 1.32)
Light value: 10.9
Monocots (Monocotyledons)
Photographer: J R Crellin

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