157348 Scarlet Pimpernel - Anagallis arvensis. Creeping. Low-growing, hairless annual of cultivated and disturbed ground. FLOWERS are 10-15mm across with 5 scarlet or pinkish orange (sometimes blue) petals fringed with hairs; flowers open wide only in bright sunshine and are borne on slender stalks (Jun-Aug). FRUITS are capsules. LEAVES are oval and usually in pairs. STATUS-Widespread and generally common throughout the region, except in Scotland.