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Does Anyone Know What This Flower Is?

Forester2Forester2 Posts: 1,477

 It is the blue flower I was wanting to be identified - is it flax?  The group of people

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I was with hadn't got a clue.  Sorry the blue flower isn't very clear but I only took the picture because I thought it looked pretty.

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  • LesleyKLesleyK Posts: 4,029

    Think it's rosebay willowherb.  Does look pretty at the roadside.

  • bekkie hughesbekkie hughes Posts: 5,294
    Could it be chickory (spelling?) image
  • LesleyKLesleyK Posts: 4,029

    Oops you knew that. Can't make out the blue one, sorry.

  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 26,160

    Hard to pick out but I think chicory is most likely

  • Forester2Forester2 Posts: 1,477

    Bekkie and Nut - I think you are right.  I have just looked at pictures of flax and chicory to compare and the flower is more like chicory.  It was in a farmers field and apparently it is grown as fodder for animals.  Thank you.image

  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 26,160

    If it's as tall as rosebay WH it's chicory. flax is much shorter

  • Forester2Forester2 Posts: 1,477

    Nut image

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