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White Thisle

Observed: 18th August 2012 By: canella
SAM_1899
Description:

Just as the obervationtitle says, white thisle. It looks like it started with it's normal green colour but for some strange reason it becomes white. Is it some sort of disease?

Identifications

No identification made yet.

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Comments

cicuta58's picture

Spraying?

Probably caused by herbicide or could be a virus.

cicuta58

Greendude5089's picture

This mutation, is commoner than you think!

Apparently this year all around the UK, this strange mutation is happening in many meadows across different parts! This link will help!
http://www.farmersguardian.com/research-solves-the-mystery-of-white-this...