Dave Kennard

Dave Kennard

Posted on 08/31/2013


Photo taken on August 31, 2013


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Life
Angiosperms
Butterfly bush
Figwort family
Flowering Plants
Biota
Dicotyledons
UV Photography
IR Photography
Nectar guide
Summer lilac
Orange eye
Buddleia davidii
Buddleja davidii
Buddleja
Infrared
Vitae
Plants
Ultraviolet
Plantae
Magnoliophyta
Magnoliopsida
Scrophulariaceae
Lamiales
Buddleia
Eukaryota
Butterfly-bush


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Buddleja davidii (Butterfly-bush) Vis UV IR comparison

Buddleja davidii (Butterfly-bush) Vis UV IR comparison
Buddleja davidii (Butterfly-bush) flowers photographed in visible light (top), ultraviolet (middle), and infrared (bottom).

In visible light the flowers are purple with an orange centre. There is a slightly lighter area around the edge of the orange centre.

In ultraviolet light the flowers appear as roughly a single tone, with no lighter area around the centre.

In infrared the flowers also appear as roughly a single tone, with no lighter area around the centre.

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