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Silene noctiflora
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Night-flowering Catchfly

Plantae
Eu-dicots (True dicotyledons)
Caryophyllales
Family: Caryophyllaceae


It really does only open up properly like this at dusk and then in the morning is closed up again.
15 July 2013
Category: Cultivated plants
 
British Isles status: introduced before 1500 AD
Annual


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Photographer: J R Crellin

About the picture:
NIKON D700
15/07/2013 21:11:22
1/80 sec - F/32
Lens: 105mm f/2.8 G VR
Sensitivity: ISO 400
Depth of field: 0.02 m (0.39 - 0.41)
Light value: 14.3
Flash used



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