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Images in Ultraviolet (UV) Light


Flowers & Leaves Page 10

dandelion in uv.jpg

Only the outer petal show UV reflectance


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greater dodder flowers on common (stinging) nettle in uv.jpg

Dodder is an uncommon parasitic plant typically found on nettles growing in damp ground. This sample was loaned to us from a private site for this investigation.


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greater dodder flowers 2 on common (stinging) nettle in uv.jpg

Detail of a Greater Dodder flower along with some nettle flowers.


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forget-me-not in uv.jpg

Again the backs of the flowers are brighter in UV than the front.


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foxglove into throat in uv.jpg




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