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Globe Thistle

Observed: 9th August 2013 By: Major BombyliusMajor Bombylius’s reputation in PlantsMajor Bombylius’s reputation in PlantsMajor Bombylius’s reputation in PlantsMajor Bombylius’s reputation in Plants
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David Trevan's picture

Echinops!

I thought Echinops sphaerocephalus had white flowers. Surely this is E. ritro?

David J Trevan

David Trevan's picture

Echinops!

I thought Echinops sphaerocephalus had white flowers. Surely this is E. ritro?

David J Trevan

lavateraguy's picture

Stace says that ..

... the blue globe thistle that occurs wild is Echinops bannaticus rather than Echinops ritro.

Major Bombylius's picture

I've no idea!

...but Rose only mentions this species and says it has pale blue florets.