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Parsley Water-Dropwort

 
 
Parsley Water-Dropwort at the edge of a brackish
 
pond, Dawlish Warren Nature Reserve, Devon 
 
 
Umbel
 
 
Partial umbel with long-pedicelled male flowers
 
round the outside
 
 
Partial umbel - inner flowers with same sized petals
 
- outer flowers with unequal petals.
 
Petals notched and with inflexed points
 
 
Close-up of outer flowers, calyx with triangular sepals
 
 
Umbel from below - bracts and bracteoles
 
 
Partial umbel from below - bracteoles and sepals
 
 
Bracts
 
 
Fruiting umbel
 
 
Fruiting partial umbel
 
 
Fruits with styles attached
 
 
Close-up of fruit with remains of sepals and styles
 
 
Linear upper leaves and ridged stem