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Miked's 222nd spot submitted on 5th August 2009

Observed: 15th April 2007 By: miked
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 MG 0038
Description:

It appears to key out as Marsh stitchwort in the new collins flower guide but i have my doubts about this ID, on the other hand I have not found a better bet.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Upright Chickweed (Moenchia erecta) interacts

Comments

Martin Sanford's picture

Picture is not good enough

Picture is not good enough for a definite id, you need to show typical foliage and an open flower so stamens etc. can be seen

Martin Sanford
Suffolk Biological Records Centre, Ipswich Museum, High St, Ipswich, Suffolk IP1 3QH

Chris Metherell's picture

Ornithogalum pyrenaicum?

Surely not a stitchwort at all? Although I agree the photo is not entirely clear it looks exactly like Ornithogalum pyrenaicum to me, although O. umbellatum is possible. Not able to separate on this image.

Chris Metherell
BSBI VC Recorder
North Northumberland

Ian Thomson's picture

Ornithogalum umbellatum

I've had a good id of Ornithogalum pyrenaicum on an observation of mine. There is a more recent id of Ornithogalum umbellatum that looks very like the one here.