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Sheep's Bit

Jasione montana


Wavy edged, hairy basal leaves form rosette; stem leaves narrow. Blue flowers are borne in rounded heads 30-35mm across. Flowers May to September.


Spreading biennial of dry grassy places on acid soils, commonest near the sea. Widespread but local.


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Waterford, Ireland

Spotted on Jul 29, 2011
Submitted on Jul 29, 2011

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