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HAMPSHIRE-PURSLANE Ludwigia palustris (Onagraceae) Height to 30cm. Creeping perennial that is rather undistinguished but neverthless quite distinctive. It has reddish stems and oval, opposite leaves that are also strongly tinged reddish brown. The flowers are tiny and inconspicuous (June-Aug). Hampshire-purslane grows at the margins of ponds and is almost confined to the New Forest.
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HAMPSHIRE-PURSLANE Ludwigia palustris (Onagraceae) Height to 30cm. Creeping perennial that is rather undistinguished but neverthless quite distinctive. It has reddish stems and oval, opposite leaves that are also strongly tinged reddish brown. The flowers are tiny and inconspicuous (June-Aug). Hampshire-purslane grows at the margins of ponds and is almost confined to the New Forest.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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