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NARROW-LEAVED LUNGWORT Pulmonaria longifolia (Boraginaceae) Height to 25cm. Softly hairy perennial that grows in woodland and scrub, usually on heavy soils. FLOWERS are 8mmm across, somewhat bell-shaped and pink at first but soon turning blue; borne in terminal clusters (Apr-May). FRUITS are narrowly egg-shaped nutlets. LEAVES are green with white spots; basal ones are narrowly ovate and taper gradually to the base, stem leaves are unstalked and clasping. STATUS-Locally common and restricted to parts of the New Forest, Isle of Wight and E Dorset.
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NARROW-LEAVED LUNGWORT Pulmonaria longifolia (Boraginaceae) Height to 25cm. Softly hairy perennial that grows in woodland and scrub, usually on heavy soils. FLOWERS are 8mmm across, somewhat bell-shaped and pink at first but soon turning blue; borne in terminal clusters (Apr-May). FRUITS are narrowly egg-shaped nutlets. LEAVES are green with white spots; basal ones are narrowly ovate and taper gradually to the base, stem leaves are unstalked and clasping. STATUS-Locally common and restricted to parts of the New Forest, Isle of Wight and E Dorset.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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