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Herbarium specimen: Carduus nutans x Cirsium arvense

Taxon:Carduus nutans x Cirsium arvense
Other name:
named by Charles Cardale Babington
Other name:
named by Augustin Ley 9/7/1889
Collected by:Rev. Augustin Ley
Collection date:9/7/1889
Locality:Great Britain, VC36 Herefordshire, Kings's Caple, railway cutting, SO52
ex herb:Mr Charles Bailey
Institution:Manchester Museum (MANCH)
Accession number:MANCH.323208.Kk803
notes:Habitat: railway cutting.
Site: King's Chapel, Herefordshire VC36.
'One enormous plant with some 100 heads of blossom.- AUGUSTIN LEY. "Curious, may be so."- C.C. Babington [ie. C. nutans x arvensis?]' [Botanical Exchange Club report].
All identifications are tentative; in need of critical assessment.

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