Uncommon Knapweed

Uncommon Knapweed

Observation - Uncommon Knapweed - UK and Ireland. Description: This Knapweed (foreground) grew every year on my former 'Local Patch' and was the only one of it's kind I ever saw. Common Knapweed (Centaurea nigra) was very common and widespread in the area. This particular plant grew alongside a National Cycle Track (

This Knapweed (foreground) grew every year on my former 'Local Patch' and was the only one of it's kind I ever saw. Common Knapweed (Centaurea nigra) was very common and widespread in the area. This particular plant grew alongside a National Cycle Track (formerly a railway-line) and grew in well-drained conditions close to the base of a Goat Willow (Salix caprea)