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Succisa pratensis Moench

Family - Dipsacaceae

Common Name - Devil's Bit Scabious

 

Native 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Habitats
Deciduous woodland
Ditches
Fens
Grassland
Hedgerows
Marsh
Meadow
River banks
Life History
Perennial
Flower head of Succisa pratensis
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UK distribution

Found in England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland. (See Map)

Flowering Time

In flower during June, July, August and September.

Fruit

The fruit is an achene.

Names in other languages and countries

Germany
Gemeiner Teufelsabbiß
Portugal
Morso-diabolico
Spain
Escabiosa mordida
Sweden
ängsvädd
Dutch
blauwe knoop
Poland
Czarcikes lakowy

Chromosome Number (2N)

20

Latin Synonyms


Scabiosa succisa