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Goatsbeard

Observed: 30th May 2010 By: allison_reid99allison_reid99’s reputation in Plantsallison_reid99’s reputation in Plantsallison_reid99’s reputation in Plants
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Description:

Yellow salsify. Sepals extend beyond petals in star-like shape. Long grey leaves. About 30cm tall.

Identifications
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    Likely ID
    Goatsbeard (Trapopogon pratensis)
    Confidence: It's likely to be this, but I can't be certain.
    ID agreements (): 2 People
    • dw5448
      S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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    • Matt Smith
      Amateur Entomologists' SocietyBees, Wasps and Ants Recording SocietyDipterists ForumPeople's Trust for Endangered SpeciesTachinid Recording Scheme
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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

Norwichnaturalist's picture

Goatsbeard

Yes a nice showy plant I do see the flowers a little after noon but as the sun moves the flowers soon shut again

Colin Jacobs.
Wild Flower Society member
Norwich
Norfolk
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http://www.thewildflowersociety.com/

allison_reid99's picture

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Yes, I know what you mean. I walked passed again this afternoon and the colour in the field was all gone. They'd closed up for the day.

Allison