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THREE-NERVED SANDWORT Moehringia trinervia (Caryophyllaceae) Height to 40cm. Straggly, downy annual of undisturbed woodlands. FLOWERS are white, 5-petalled and 14-16mm across; borne on long stalks (Apr-Jul). White-margined greens sepals are twice the length of the petals. FRUITS are capsules. LEAVES are ovate, with 3-5 obvious veins beneath. STATUS-Widespread and locally common.
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THREE-NERVED SANDWORT Moehringia trinervia (Caryophyllaceae) Height to 40cm. Straggly, downy annual of undisturbed woodlands. FLOWERS are white, 5-petalled and 14-16mm across; borne on long stalks (Apr-Jul). White-margined greens sepals are twice the length of the petals. FRUITS are capsules. LEAVES are ovate, with 3-5 obvious veins beneath. STATUS-Widespread and locally common.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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