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Observed: 2nd June 2010 By: Low Ri

Found in Newborough / rhosyr dunes

Species interactions

No interactions present.


Chris Metherell's picture

D. incarnata subsp. coccinea ??

Clearly not subsp. incarnata which is a rather fleshy colour. The leaves seem to be virtually unspotted and the flower colour, although difficult to judge accurately on a photograph is not the deep red-purple associated with subsp. pulchella.

Chris Metherell
BSBI VC Recorder
North Northumberland

Syrphus's picture

I resisted the temptation to

I resisted the temptation to supply a subspecies, Chris. I was thinking coccinea but could not be sure if it was too pale for that, but they do fade with age and lose the really rich red of the fresh flowers. The habitat would be right.



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