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Alpine Sow-thistle Cicerbita alpina Height to 80cm<br />
Showy perennial of damp rocky ground. FLOWERS are borne in heads with bluish-purple florets; heads are carried in branched, terminal clusters (Jul-Sep). LEAVES are lobed. Status-Very rare, restricted to a few locations in Scottish mountains.
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Alpine Sow-thistle Cicerbita alpina Height to 80cm
Showy perennial of damp rocky ground. FLOWERS are borne in heads with bluish-purple florets; heads are carried in branched, terminal clusters (Jul-Sep). LEAVES are lobed. Status-Very rare, restricted to a few locations in Scottish mountains.

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Date: 14 Jun 2006
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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