131401 CHAFFWEED Anagallis minima (Primulaceae) Height to 2cm
Tiny and insignificant hairless annual that is easily overlooked. Found in short grass on damp, sandy ground. FLOWERS are minute, pale pink and borne at the bases of the stem leaves (Jun-Aug). FRUITS are spherical and pinkish, like miniature apples. LEAVES are oval and, uniquely among British species, have a black line around the margin of the under surface. STATUS-Widespread but extremely local.