Photo: Succisa pratensis.

Botanical name: 

Flowers. It's got its name from the shape of the root - like somebody's bitten it right off, from beneath. Perheniemi, Finland. Wild. 2000-09-07.

Succisa pratensis Moench
Engl.: devil's bit scabious, devilsbit, ofbit, premorse scabious.
Deu.: Gewöhnlicher Teufelsabbiss, Teufelsabbiss, Abbiss, Abbisskraut.
Suom.: purtojuuri.
Sven.: ängsvädd, knappvädd.
Bot. syn.: Scabiosa succisa L.

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Photo: Succisa pratensis.

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