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Wild Plants under the Microscope

Taking a Closer Look...


Common Elder (Sambucus nigra) flowerbuds
Common Elder (Sambucus nigra) flower buds.

lamb's lettuce (Valerianella locusta)
Lamb's-Lettuce (Valerianella locusta) flowers.

fat-hen or fathen (Chenopodium album)
Fat-Hen (Chenopodium album) leaf detail.

fat-hen or fathen (Chenopodium album)
Fat-Hen (Chenopodium album) seeds.

Reedmace (<i>Typha latifolia</i>) leaf detail
Reedmace (Typha latifolia) leaf detail.

Rough hawkbit (Leontodon hispidus)
Rough Hawkbit (Leontodon hispidus) anthers.


Fern leaf detail.


Microphotograph of Salsify seed
Surface detail of Salsify [Tragopogon porrifolius] seed

Microphotograph of Salsify seed

Surface detail of Salsify [Tragopogon porrifolius] seed
Microphotograph of Speedwell leaf
Speedwell leaf margin

Microphotograph of Speedwell flower

Speedwell flower detail
Microphotograph of Sneezewort
Sneezewort [Achillea ptarmica] leaf margin

Microphotograph of Cow Parsley

Cow Parsley seed surface

Microphotograph of Hogweed seed
Hogweed [Heracleum sphondylium] seed oil duct

Microphotograph of Bramble thorn

Bramble thorn base

Microphotograph of Wood Avensseed surface
Wood Avens [Geum urbanum] seed surface

Microphotograph of Wood Avens achene tip

Wood Avens [Geum urbanum] achene tip

Wild Carrot seed
Wild Carrot seed surface

Papaver Rhoeas / Field Poppy

Field Poppy [Papaver rhoeas] seed surface

Microphotograph of Wood Avensseed surface
Salsify [Tragopogon porrifolius] seed surface

Microphotograph of Wood Avens achene tip
Willowherb seed detail

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