Field Scabious (Knautia arvensis)


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Family: Dipsacaceae ( Scabious family)

Robust, hairy biennial or perennial of dry grassland. Widespread and common but absent from N Scotland. Spoon-shaped, lobed basal leaves form rosette; those on stem are less divided. Bluish violet flower heads, 30 to 40mm across, seen June to October.Height up to 75cm

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