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Pretty Blue Flower

Observed: 21st April 2013 By: vv667
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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Maybe somebody can identify the species, thanks

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Anemone spp

There are two similar Anemone spp. which escape - A. apennina and A. blanda. Both occur in a range of colours and both are commonly blue. There are various detailed differences, however the one I use in the field is to look at the undersides of the petals, near the base. A. apennina is sparsely hairy and A. blanda is glabrous.

Chris Metherell
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North Northumberland