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27.7 x 49.8 cm ⏐ 10.9 x 19.6 in (300dpi)
DR KEITH WHEELER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY DR KEITH WHEELER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Fasciated sow thistle stem. Light micrograph of a section through the fasciated stem of a field sow thistle (Sonchus arvensis). Fasciated stems are an abnormality, whereby they have a growing line' instead of one growing point. They often carry hundreds of leaves and enormous numbers of flowers. Magnification: x4, when printed 10 cm wide.
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