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BOG PIMPERNEL Anagallis tenella (Primulaceae) * Creeping<br />
Delicate and attractive hairless perennial; has trailing stems and sometimes forms mats. Found on damp ground, such as bogs and dune slacks, and mainly on acid soils. FLOWERS are up to 1cm long, pink and funnel-shaped with 5 lobes; borne on slender, upright stalks (Jun-Aug). FRUITS are capsules. LEAVES are rounded, short-stalked and borne in opposite pairs. STATUS-Widespread and locally common in W but scarce in E.
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BOG PIMPERNEL Anagallis tenella (Primulaceae) * Creeping
Delicate and attractive hairless perennial; has trailing stems and sometimes forms mats. Found on damp ground, such as bogs and dune slacks, and mainly on acid soils. FLOWERS are up to 1cm long, pink and funnel-shaped with 5 lobes; borne on slender, upright stalks (Jun-Aug). FRUITS are capsules. LEAVES are rounded, short-stalked and borne in opposite pairs. STATUS-Widespread and locally common in W but scarce in E.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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