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Geum rivale with distorted flowers Coldingham Moor 29/06/2013

Observed: 29th June 2013 By: Ronald J.D. McBeath
Geum rivale with distorted flowers Coldingham Moor 29/06/2013
Geum rivale  Coldingham Moor NT835694  29/06/2013
Description:

Several plants had distorted flowers, would this be caused by a fungi infection, an insect or a virus, the second photo shows the typical flowers.

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Species with which Water Avens (Geum rivale) interacts

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Geum rivale

This is notorious for occasionally showing strange mutations, some giving rise to very attractive flowers.