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Saturday, 4 August 2012

Marsh or Common Lousewort ?

Found quite a few clumps in Crimsworth Dean  back in May this year,i havent seen it before in Calderdale,my Wildflow Books a bit limited and seems to suggest Marsh as opposed to Common,would appreciate any i d. regards Brian,ps its the only pic imanaged as it was blowing a gale.

1 comment:

Steve Blacksmith said...

Think its Lousewort, Pedicularis sylvatica as the outer part of the flower - the sepal tube - looks to be smooth. It's downy in the Marsh Lousewort. I'll try to do a proper post. Sorry for late response.