Common Centaury or centaurium erythaea

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Date:20th of September 1965

Description:Common Centaury is an annual that frequents dry banks, wood clearings, gravel pits and other open places on sandstone heaths.

Flowering between June and October, it can grow to a height of 15cm.

This example was found growing at Springpool Woods, near Keele in Staffordshire, by Keith Goodway.

About this plant

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


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Donor ref:B9139 (111/17402)

Source: Stoke-on-Trent Museums

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