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The Pollination of Moss Campion on Leyland Mountain # 232

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Date: 1976.08.01
Vantage Point: From the prone position

Caption: A bee has its way with a clump of moss campion in the Canadian Rockies.

PhotoDescr: A bumblebee (golden northern bumble bee Bombus fervidus) pays a visit to a clump of moss campion (Silene acaulis) high on a mountainside near Cadomin, Alberta. Leyland Mountain is between the Whitehorse Creek valley and Cadomin. Moss campion is one of the commonest and most recognizable of the alpine flowers of the Canadian Rockies.

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