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Images in Ultraviolet (UV) Light

Flowers & Leaves Page 10

Ref: dandelion in uv.jpg

Only the outer petal show UV reflectance

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

Ref: forget-me-not in uv.jpg

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

Ref: foxglove into throat in uv.jpg




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