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Wolf's-bane

Aconitum lycoctonum subsp. vulparia

Description:

This is herbaceous perennial plant growing up to 1m. Flowers are grouped in terminal racemes, each flower about 2 - 3 cm long. They are pale yellow in colour in this subspecies. The leaves are palmately lobed with four to six deeply cut lobes.

Habitat:

This is a montaneous plant, found in montane pastures and edges of forests - such is here, seen in Natural Reserve of Jura range.

Notes:

Very toxic plant, containing aconitine, which acts as potent poison to mammals.

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Zlatan Celebic
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Zlatan Celebic

Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Tromelin Island

Lat: 46.36, Long: 6.02

Spotted on Aug 6, 2019
Submitted on Aug 12, 2019

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