- Devils Bit Scabious (Succisa pratensis)
- Perennial of damp grassland, woodland rides and marshes. Widespread and common
throughout. Basal leaves are spoon-shaped; those on stem are narrow. Blue-purple
flowers are borne in rounded heads, 15 - 25 mm across, and appear June - October
but can be less commonly White in form. Height up to 75 cm. Meadows , pastures,
marshes, fens and damp woods on slightly acid or calcareous soils.