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Ragged robin

Observed: 23rd May 2010 By: Beagle
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Description:

similar to Cranes-bill family.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Ragged Robin (Lychnis flos-cuculi) interacts

Comments

Chris Metherell's picture

Silene flos-cuculi

Another piece of unfortunate taxonomic updating I'm afraid. Lychnis as a genus, at least in the UK, has been sunk into Silene. And I thought Lychnis was a rather nice name... Oh well. The march of molecular progress!

Chris Metherell
BSBI VC Recorder
North Northumberland

Peter M McEvoy's picture

I am still rebelling against

I am still rebelling against the new names (except the ones that have reverted back to old favourites e.g. Carex demissa). Will I be able to keep this up for long?!

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