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Euphrasia rostkoviana


Eyebright or Eyewort, also known by synonym Euphrasia officinalis, is partly parasitic plant from family Orobanchaceae. This is a short, slightly hairy plant, some 10 - 15cm in height, stem tinged with red. It has tiny delicate white flowers (about 1cm in length) with outstretched lower lobes, slightly rose in color with yellow spots and brownish stripes.


Rocky slopes on forest edges and clearings, Jura Mountains National Park.


Used in traditional medicine as tea (gastrointestinal problems) or compresses (eye treatment)

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Septmoncel Les Molunes, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, Tromelin Island

Spotted on Aug 20, 2017
Submitted on Aug 20, 2017

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