NT7572 : Globe Thistles at Birnieknowes

taken 24 days ago, near to Thorntonloch, East Lothian, Great Britain

Globe Thistles at Birnieknowes
Globe Thistles at Birnieknowes
Growing by the roadside here these are garden escapees. Echinops are commonly known as Globe Thistles. The genus name comes from the Greek word echinos meaning a hedgehog and ops meaning appearance. They are certainly very prickly !
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Date Taken
Friday, 23 August, 2019   (more nearby)
Sunday, 25 August, 2019
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Grassland  Wild Animals, Plants and Mushrooms 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 7561 7244 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:56.6628N 2:23.5243W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NT 7558 7244
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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