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Sand Crocus

Monocots (Monocotyledons)
Family: Iridaceae
Dawlish Warren

This flower is at the limit of its range at Dawlish and grows also in Tunisia for instance. At (dawlish) they claim this is partly due to their "better climate than most spots in Britain". I would not disagree.
02 April 2005
Category: Wild-growing plants and fungi of the British Isles
British Isles status: native

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Photographer: J R Crellin

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02/04/2005 10:46:57
1/125 sec - F/29
Lens: 60mm f/2.8 D
Sensitivity: ISO 320
Exp. compensation: -1.3 EV
Light value: 15.0

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