field scabious

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Synonyms for field scabious

perennial having bluish-lilac flowers

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Additionally, we reported collecting blue buttons, Knautia arvensis (L.
A preference for Knautia arvensis by Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius Smintheus), Alexandra's Sulphur (Colias Alexandra), Western Tiger Swallowtail (Paplio rutalis), Pale Swallowtail (Papilio eurymedon), the Dark Wood Nymph (Cercyonis oetus) and various fritillary species (Speyeria sp.
Although Knautia arvensis is frequent in Wesley Wet Area from June to the first autumn frost, this species was not observed in flower during our study.