field scabious


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Noun1.field scabious - perennial having bluish-lilac flowers; introduced in the eastern United States
scabiosa, scabious - any of various plants of the genus Scabiosa
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Urgent action is needed to save vanishing meadows, their wildflowers such as ragged robin, harebell and field scabious which are heading towards being threatened in England, and the wildlife they support, according to Plantlife.
Through employee and stakeholder engagement, the programme will nurture and support flowers, such as Yellow Rattle, Field Scabious and Betony and butterfly species, such as Ringlet, Small Copper and Marbled White.
Turn part of your lawn into a meadow by planting spring bulbs and cowslips and summer-flowering knapweed, poppies, cornflowers, field scabious and thistles.
The areas of land seeded with species such as lesser knapweed, field scabious, birdsfoot trefoil and red clover aim to provide a food-rich habitat for pollinators such as wild bees, honeybees, hoverflies, butterflies and moths.
And that the species you might see could include Foxglove, Bluebell, Primrose, Meadow Cranesbill, Field Scabious, and Ox-eye Daisy.
Plants such as Corn Marigold, Corn Cockle, Camomile, Cambridge Milk Parsley, Field Scabious, Field Poppy, Greater Knapweed, Ox Eye Daisy, Ragged Robin, Teasel, along with meadow turf are ideal for attracting insects, with the added benefit of helping to ensure good pollination of flowers.