Flowering Lichens, Baffin Island June 2008

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David Wilson on February 2, 2012

Nice, but misleading. Lichens are by definition of what they are - a primitive symbiotic organism consisting of a fungus and a single celled algae - are NOT a flowering plant, which in evolutionary terms is much more advanced. What I can see in your snap is a mixture of lichen and an angiosperm with a pretty little purple flower.

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on September 21, 2008
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    by Jon Cousins
    • Camera: Canon EOS 40D
    • Taken on 2008/06/10 12:31:52
    • Exposure: 0.013s (1/80)
    • Focal Length: 56.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.600
    • ISO Speed: ISO400
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash

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