2014

NM8983 : Diapensia (D lapponica)

taken 10 years ago, 3 km from Glenfinnan, Highland, Scotland

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Diapensia (D lapponica)
Diapensia (D lapponica)
This is a circumboreal arctic-alpine species that is at the southern limit of its range here. It grows only in this one locality in Britain though over quite a large area, forming cushions of white flowers in May and June.

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Geographical Context: Wild Animals, Plants and Mushrooms other tags: Flora BSBI VC98 Click a tag, to view other nearby images.
This photo is linked from: Articles: · Images shortlisted for POTY, 2014 Automatic Clusters: · Diapensia D Lapponica [4] Title Clusters: · Diapensia (D lapponica) [4] ·
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NM8983, 29 images   (more nearby 🔍)
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Anne Burgess   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Wednesday, 4 June, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 7 June, 2014
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NM 89 83 [1000m precision]
WGS84: 56:53.6952N 5:27.4665W
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