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Orobanche picridis
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Oxtongue Broomrape

Eu-dicots (True dicotyledons)
Family: Orobanchaceae
Dover Cliffs

Picris hieracioides is close by. Habitat is managed cutting in October to provide suitable conditions for the host plant which would otherwise be overcome by Brachypodium pinnatum.
12 July 2010
Category: Wild-growing plants and fungi of the British Isles
British Isles status: native
Annual (perennial)

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Photographer: Lliam Rooney

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12/07/2010 11:49:51
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Sensitivity: ISO 200
Light value: 10.9
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