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Perennial Cornflower

Centaurea montana

Description:

A member of the knapweed family, it blossoms with distinct flower heads on a single stalk. Common weed in sunny gardens. Inedible but once used for medicinal purposes. Blooms May to August.

Habitat:

Sunny areas, drought tolerant and does not like wet environments

Notes:

Found in my friends' backyard while having a BBQ - testing out the mobile app again!

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2 Comments

LucBertrand
LucBertrand 9 years ago

Oh waw ! the princess of all the flowers ! I love this picture enormously. I dream to see one like this . Very nice find Laura :D

Hema
Hema 9 years ago

nice combination of colors!

LauraMaria
Spotted by
LauraMaria

Borough of Colchester, England, United Kingdom

Spotted on May 20, 2012
Submitted on May 21, 2012

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