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Common Cow-wheat


Primarily a woodland plant that also occurs on heaths and in boggy areas. Partially parasitic on other plants.


 

Common Name Common Cow-wheat
Scientific Name Melampyrum pratense
Species Group Broomrape Family Orobanchaceae
Status
Interest Level
3
Visabile
Look for
Identification Notes
Primary Habitat
Family Figwort family - Scrophulariaceae
Status Local
Flower Colour Group Yellow
Visible
  • 05 - May
  • 06 - June
  • 07 - July
  • 08 - August
  • 09 - September
  • 10 - October
Preferred Environment
Look for Pale trumpet-like flowers on the woodland floor
Additional Identification Notes
Similar Species

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Broomrape Family Orobanchaceae