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Is this Ploughman's-spikenard? - Buckinghamshire

Observed: 3rd September 2011 By: Martin Harvey
Berkshire Moth GroupFSC - Field Studies CouncilSoldierflies and Allies Recording SchemeBuckinghamshire Invertebrate Group
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unknown plant - Westcott railway
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unknown plant - Westcott railway-2
unknown plant - Westcott railway-3

Puzzled over this plant for quite a while but have landed on Ploughman's-spikenard as the possible solution, would be grateful for confirmation or correction.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Ploughman's-spikenard (Inula conyzae) interacts


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Thanks for the agreements everyone. As far as I know Ploughman's-spikenard is quite scarce in Buckinghamshire, especially away from the Chilterns, so it's good to have this confirmed.

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