Common Centaury, or Centaurium erythraea

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Date:20th of September 1965

Description:This plant frequents dry banks, woodland clearings, gravel pits and other open places on sandstone heaths.

Flowering between June and October, it can grow up to 15cm in height.

This example was found growing at Springpool Woods near Keele in Staffordshire, by local naturalist Keith M. Goodway in September 1965.

About this plant

This plant is now cared for by staff at Stoke-on-Trent Museums.


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Image courtesy of: Stoke-on-Trent Museums

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Source: Stoke-on-Trent Museums

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