TG3203 : Common knapweed (Centaurea nigra)

taken 1 year ago, near to Rockland st Mary, Norfolk, Great Britain

Common knapweed (Centaurea nigra)
Common knapweed (Centaurea nigra)
Knapweed is a wild flower of meadows and other grassland habitats. It can also often be found growing on roadside verges and is a source of good quality nectar, supporting bees, butterflies and beetles. Its seeds provide food for many birds. In days gone by eligible young women would put a plucked knapweed flower in their blouse. When as-yet unopened florets began to bloom it would tell her that the man of her dreams was near.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 12 July, 2020   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 12 July, 2020
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement  Wild Animals, Plants and Mushrooms 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 3218 0381 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:34.9493N 1:25.5426E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 3218 0380
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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