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Field Scabious

Field Scabious - churchyard, Dorset

First flower-heads - protandrous

Stamens - 2-4 per floret

Later flower-head with styles and stigmas

Bilobed stigmas

Outer and inner 4 petalled florets -anthers

4-petalled inner florets -stigmas

Sepals on opening flower-head

Lower leaf

Upper leaf