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Unknown Seedhead

Observed: 14th August 2011 By: Gail1Gail1’s reputation in Plants
Unknown Seedhead
Description:

Five pronged seedhead.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

Mark at Magdalen's picture

Now general considered to be

Now general considered to be a neophyte. First recorded on Steep Holm in 1803.

Richard.Lewis's picture

Likely to be a garden escape

Likely to be a garden escape or throw-out, in which case it is probably a cultivar or hybrid of P. officinalis or P. lactiflora.

Mark at Magdalen's picture

Ref Richard Lewis's

Ref Richard Lewis's comment.
Although this is true of most peonies found in the wild the Steep Holm population is Paeonia mascula.