Pete's Walks - Rest-harrow

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Photo taken 18/07/06 on Pitstone Hill, Bucks.

A flower I've come across a few times on my walks, I remember seeing a lot of it on the track heading east of Royston on the last day of my Berks-Essex Walk. It is so-called because its tough stems used to tangle up on harrows in the Middle Ages.

Photo taken 1/07/09 on Ivinghoe Beacon, Bucks.