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Anagalis arvensis

Mouron rouge
Scarlet Pimpernel

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

red,

blue

Flower size

4-7 mm

Flowering months

April,

May,

June,

July,

August,

September,

October

Leaf type

Ovate

Height

5-15 cm

Description

Annual or biennial. A prostrate or ascending plant with a 4-angled stem.

Wooded areas, damp, rocky roadsides.

Flowers

The 5-petalled flowers can be blue, red or orange on long stalks. The different coloured flowers often grow together, opening only in sunlight.

Leaves

Ovate leaf is egg-shaped, wider at base. Egg-shaped, wider at the base, pointed, attached directly to the main stem, dotted with glands.

Fruits Seeds

Capsule: small and round.

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