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Unknown Flower

Observed: 11th July 2013 By: BazzBazz’s reputation in PlantsBazz’s reputation in PlantsBazz’s reputation in PlantsBazz’s reputation in Plants
SAM_0862
SAM_0863
SAM_0861
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No interactions present.

Species with which Common Centaury (Centaurium erythraea) interacts

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Lesser Centaury (Centaurium pulchellum)?

Described as having elliptical leaves with no basal rosette just narrower stem leaves. Flowers are described as stalked in loose clusters, are reddish pink with 5 or sometimes very rarely 4 petals. Found in damp grassy places and also saltmarshes. Common Centaury has elliptical leaves with 3 to 7 veins and a basal rosette. Seaside centaury 3 veined. (Fitter, Fitter and Blamey 1996).

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