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Scarlet pimpernel

Anagallis arvensis

Description:

Delicate orange flowers measuring around 6mm across with a cluster of short yellow-tipped stamen in the centre of its 5 petals. Grows wildly as a weedy ground-cover.

Habitat:

Usually in the wrong place(!) ie. path.

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5 Comments

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 8 years ago

Lovely!

Mr.Swift
Mr.Swift 8 years ago

Thanks :) I think I'm doing okay finding my way around.
I'm currently working on an ID for this one:
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/159...
Any ideas? (I have a large property with may pretty flowers growing wildly - not sure if they're friend or foe yet!)

Hema
Hema 8 years ago

You are welcome!!I think these are so pretty and lovely colors too!
BTW Welcome to Project Noah. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to ask and also hope you enjoy yourself here.

Mr.Swift
Mr.Swift 8 years ago

Thanks PerilsOfPlastic for the ID :)

Hema
Hema 8 years ago

Scarlet Pimpernal

Mr.Swift
Spotted by
Mr.Swift

Launceston, Tasmania, Australia

Spotted on Nov 14, 2012
Submitted on Nov 14, 2012

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