Gallery: Plant Life

Common Cottongrass Seed-head by Rod Johnson


A close-up view of a silverweed leaf stem. Silverweed is a low growing herbaceous plant with leaves that are 10-20 cm long. The stems and leaflets are covered in silky white hairs which gives the leaves a silvery appearance. Small yellow flowers are produced between May and August. This specimen was captured in Calke Park, Derbyshire, England.

Camera: Nikon Coolpix AW100 5.0-25.0mm @ 18mm
Shutter Speed: 1/250 second
Aperture: f/4.60
ISO Speed: 125
Date Taken: 13 May 2015

Image Ref: 36091-RDA



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