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ANNUAL KNAWEL Scleranthus annuus (Caryophyllaceae) Height to 10cm<br />
Yellowish green annual. Associated with dry, bare soil and arable land. FLOWERS comprise green, pointed sepals and no petals; borne in clustered heads (May-Aug). FRUITS are capsules. LEAVES are narrow, pointed and borne in opposite pairs along the wiry stems.
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ANNUAL KNAWEL Scleranthus annuus (Caryophyllaceae) Height to 10cm
Yellowish green annual. Associated with dry, bare soil and arable land. FLOWERS comprise green, pointed sepals and no petals; borne in clustered heads (May-Aug). FRUITS are capsules. LEAVES are narrow, pointed and borne in opposite pairs along the wiry stems.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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