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Shepherd’s Needle

Shepherd’s Needle Scandix pecten-veneris

This little plant is a member of the carrot family, with groups of small white flowers in umbels and feathery leaves on the stems. The seed pods are very long and thin, held in upright clusters, hence its common name. Image: Stuart Read (Flickr).

Find out more: iNaturalist, PlantlifeOnline Atlas of the British and Irish Flora

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