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Daisy Closeup found in Iceland near Thingvellir

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Close-up photo of daisy alone in the soil near Thingvellir in Iceland.  

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Close-up photo of daisy alone in the soil near Thingvellir in Iceland. It is possible that this may have not been identified as the correct flower. If you have any helpful information, please use the contact link below.

General Attributes (Click an attribute to find more related items)

Family:Asteraceae
Genus:Tripleurospermum
Photo Year:2010
Site:Thingvellir National Park
Species:sea mayweed
Species:Matricaria maritimum

Location Attributes (Click on location to find more related items)

Country:Iceland
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Flowers Gallery Links:Flower (wikipedia)
Learn about flowers (Flowers Canada)
Founded in 1897, Flowers Canada is the Voice of the Canadian Floriculture Industry. Flowers Canada is a not-for-profit association whose members represent retailers, distributors, growers, educators and associates.
2010 Links:The Year 2010 (wikipedia)
The year 2010 at TimeAndDate.com
Asteraceae Links:Asteraceae Family of Plants on Wikipedia
from site: The Asteraceae or Compositae, also referred to as the aster, daisy, or sunflower family, is the largest family of vascular plants. The family has more than 22,750 currently accepted species, spread across 1620 genera, and 12 subfamilies. The largest genera are Senecio (1,500 species), Vernonia (1,000 species), Cousinia (600 species) and Centaurea (600 species).
Asteraceae information at the university of Hawaii
from site: The Asteraceae are herbs, shrubs, or less commonly trees and are arguably the largest family of flowering plants, comprising about 1,100 genera and 20,000 species that are characterized by having the flowers reduced and organized into an involucrate pseudanthium in the form of a head or capitulum.
Iceland Links:Gateway to Iceland
Seems to be the official web site for the country of Iceland.
Iceland travel guide
Useful site to find more information about Iceland.
Iceland Travel Information and Travel Guide - Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet has offices in Melbourne, London and Oakland, with over 500 staff members and 300 authors.
National Parks in Iceland
Wikipedia links of National Parks in Iceland.
Matricaria maritimum Links:Tripleurospermum maritimum or Matricaria maritimum species on Wikipedia
from site: A common seaside plant, Tripleurospermum maritimum is also known as Matricaria maritimum, commonly known as sea mayweed. It is found in many coastal areas of Northern Europe, including Scandinavia and Iceland, often growing in sand or amongst beach pebbles.
Thingvellir National Park Links:Thingvellir - Nordic Adventure Travel (Þingvellir)
Icelanders gathered at River Oxara in Thingvellir, The Parliamentary Plains, for the first time in 930 AD. From then until 1798, continuously for 868 years, Thingvellir was the nation's meeting place.
Thingvellir National Park - wikipedia (Þingvellir)
Thingvellir is a site of historical, cultural, and geological importance and is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Iceland. It is the site of a rift valley that marks the crest of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. It is also home to Thingvallavatn, the largest natural lake in Iceland.
Thingvellir Official Site (Þingvellir)
Research has made it clear that Þingvellir is a natural wonder on a international scale, with the geologic history and the biosystem of Lake Þingvallavatn forming a unique entity. The faults and fissures of the area make evident rifting of the earth's crust and the ecosystem of Lake Thingvallavatan.
Tripleurospermum Links:Tripleurospermum genus on Wikipedia
from site: Tripleurospermum is a genus in the family Asteraceae in the tribe Anthemideae. The classification of the 38 annual and herbaceous perennial species is problematic. Most of the species are from Europe and temperate Asia although a few are from North America and North Africa. The species are placed in Matricaria by some authors.

Photo Data

Make:SONY
Model:DSLR-A300
DateTime:2011:02:10 00:16:34
Exposure Time:1/250
F:56/10
ISO:100
DateTimeDigitized :2010:06:19 08:16:16
DateTimeOriginal :2010:06:19 08:16:16
Lens :DT 18-70mm F3.5-5.6
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