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Not Carline thistle

Observed: 24th August 2013 By: bradscottukbradscottuk’s reputation in Plantsbradscottuk’s reputation in Plantsbradscottuk’s reputation in Plantsbradscottuk’s reputation in Plants
P8240144
P8240143
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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Greater Knapweed (Centaurea scabiosa) interacts

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Jonathan's picture

Looks right for carline

Looks right for carline thistle but how big is the plant? Can't tell.

Jonathan
University of Edinburgh and Biodiversity Observatory (OU)

bradscottuk's picture

Ah, sorry

Flower heads c 3cm across, and the plants stood 2-3 feet tall

Jonathan's picture

In that case its much more

In that case its much more likely to be greater knapweed, so I agreed with that ID.

Jonathan
University of Edinburgh and Biodiversity Observatory (OU)

bradscottuk's picture

Agreed

Reading more now, I can see I got my ID wrong. Amended the item title as a consequence...

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You can also agree with the

You can also agree with the correct name which will add to its reputational weight (how iSpot works out which name is the 'likely ID')

Jonathan
University of Edinburgh and Biodiversity Observatory (OU)