Parnassia palustris, 3 of 9

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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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I only found one (nearly fully) open flower - most were half open.

And note those leaves in the background are nothing to do with the Parnassia ! (Click on the links to see leaves.)
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 14:39:52
1/100 sec - F/20
Lens: 60mm f/2.8 D
Sensitivity: ISO 500
Exp. compensation: -1.3 EV
Depth of field: 0.21 m (0.91 - 1.12)
Light value: 13.0


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