TG3207 : Common Fleabane (Pulicaria dysenterica)

taken 7 months ago, near to Surlingham, Norfolk, Great Britain

Common Fleabane  (Pulicaria dysenterica)
Common Fleabane (Pulicaria dysenterica)
This plant > LinkExternal link is a member of the daisy family and is common and widespread throughout much of England and Wales but it is rare in northern England. It prefers damp and open habitats such as water meadows and fens but can also be found growing along water courses, lakes and ponds. Its name is derived from the fact that if burnt, the smoke repels fleas and other insects. The bruised leaves are said to smell similar to soap. In former times, fleabane was used for treating dysentery.
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Date Taken
Friday, 28 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Friday, 28 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Wild Animals, Plants and Mushrooms 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 3240 0714 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:36.7366N 1:25.8772E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TG 3242 0714
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