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Plant Hair

This is from an environmental tapelift collected in Spokane, WA during the late summer.

Transmitted Off Crossed Circular Polarized Light


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Uphof, J.C. Th., Karl Hummel, and Karin Staesche, PLANT HAIRS, Gebruder Borntraeger, Berlin, 1962.