June 12, 2020

Violet Pollen

Macro and Micro Picture of the Day 2020-06-12

While yesterday's picture was of a violet stamen, today we take a closer look at the pollen it produces. The magnification is 400x. Right click for full resolution. This variety of violet is called Wild Pansy or Johnny Jump Up (Viola tricolor).

Equipment used: AmScope M150C microscope with Raspberry Pi camera module V2 (8MP).

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