Still flowering a couple of days off November, a very welcome sight.
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... equals Knautia arvensis.
Pinnatifid basal leaves equals Scabiosa columbaria, small scabious.
Clearly they are upper leaves!
Still flowering in nearly-November, what an odd year this has been *sigh*.
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Lat/Lng: 51.2, -1.1
OS grid ref: SU6448