130805 GREEN ALKANET Pentaglottis sempervirens (Boraginaceae) Height to 60cm. Upright, bristly perennial found in shady hedgerows and on roadside verges. FLOWERS are 8-10mm across and blue with a white centre; borne in clusters arising from upper leaf axils (Apr-Jun). FRUITS are rough nutlets. LEAVES are oval, pointed and net-veined; lower leaves stalked, upper ones unstalked. STATUS-Naturalised locally.