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Bush with purple thistle like flowers

Observed: 6th August 2012 By: j@leamarsh.com
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Description:

This attractive bush was really growing in dry land in the shadow of a railway bridge. Although its on Lea Marshes this particular place is quite dry. The bush has fruit tree style leaves, though more tapered than apple or pear. The flowers? look like soft thistles.

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Species with which Lesser Burdock (Arctium minus) interacts