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Huge daisy like flowers in Slovenian woods

Observed: 17th July 2011 By: Nick UptonNick Upton’s reputation in PlantsNick Upton’s reputation in PlantsNick Upton’s reputation in PlantsNick Upton’s reputation in Plants
Elecampane / Horse-heal Inula helenium
Inula helenium
Description:

Around 5 foot high, huge flowers very popular with insects.

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Telekia

Many thanks cricketmoth. Looks spot on for this and I have now found records of this for the Bohinj area of Slovenia and it likes damp locations. Inula is very similar but the leaf shapes and margins seem better for Telekia.

Nick Upton, naturalist and photographer.