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Observed: 18th September 2012 By: markpmccmarkpmcc’s reputation in Plantsmarkpmcc’s reputation in Plants

On a road verge. Beautiful purple blooms, pretty certain its knapweed but a bit less certain of variety.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Greater Knapweed (Centaurea scabiosa) interacts


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Identification hint

The shape of the phyllaries is generally helpful in identifying knapweeds - so a photograph of a capitulum, or a seed head, from the site would be helpful.

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Thanks for the tip. I will

Thanks for the tip. I will take some more detailed pictures when I next go past in a few days time.