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Sheeps Bit

Not having the bell flower of other bellflowers; found mainly by the sea on acid soils.



Common Name Sheeps Bit
Scientific Name Jasione montana
Species Group Bellflower Family Campanulaceae
Interest Level
Look for
Identification Notes
Primary Habitat
Family Bellflower family - Campanulaceae
Status Scarce
Flower Colour Group Blue
  • 05 - May
  • 06 - June
  • 07 - July
  • 08 - August
Preferred Environment
Look for Globular blue flower head on a short hairy plant
Additional Identification Notes
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Bellflower Family Campanulaceae