Succisa pratensis

Devils-bit Scabious - Flowers from July to October and prefers damp ground. A lovely balled cluster of tiny purple flowers on a leafless stem. The main food plant of the Marsh Fritillary butterfly. Greaghnafarna Co. Leitrim.

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