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DRAGON’S-TEETH Tetragonolobus maritimus (Fabaceae) Height to 10cm. Hairy, grey-green and sprawling perennial. Found in grassy places on calcareous soils. FLOWERS are 2-2.5cm long and pale yellow; solitary, on long stalks (May-Aug). FRUITS are 5cm long, deep brown and 4-angled. LEAVES are trifoliate with triangular stipules. STATUS-Extremely local in SE England and probably introduced.
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DRAGON’S-TEETH Tetragonolobus maritimus (Fabaceae) Height to 10cm. Hairy, grey-green and sprawling perennial. Found in grassy places on calcareous soils. FLOWERS are 2-2.5cm long and pale yellow; solitary, on long stalks (May-Aug). FRUITS are 5cm long, deep brown and 4-angled. LEAVES are trifoliate with triangular stipules. STATUS-Extremely local in SE England and probably introduced.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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