Ultraviolet Flowers

Cerastium arvense L.
Cerastium arvense. Visible light
Visible light
Cerastium arvense. UV light
UV light (black/white rendition)
(Hoya U-360, SB-140)
Both images: Nikon D1H @800 ISO, UV-Nikkor 105 mm f/4.5

© Bjørn Rørslett/NN

Field Mouse-Ear has no visual indication of a bull's-eye pattern. However, a flower centre with low UV reflectance (stamens and stigmas) together with high UV reflectance of the petals create a prominent two-zoned pollinator guide pattern.

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Last Update 14 June, 2003