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WEASEL’S-SNOUT Misopates orontium (Scrophulariaceae) Height to 25cm. Attractive and distinctive, downy and usually unbranched annual. Grows in arable fields and on disturbed ground, usually favouring sandy soils. FLOWERS are 10-15mm long and pinkish purple, toadflax-like in shape but without a spur; they arise from leaf axils towards the top of the stem (Jul-Oct). FRUITS are capsules. LEAVES are narrow and linear. STATUS-Scarce and declining, found mainly in S and E England.
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WEASEL’S-SNOUT Misopates orontium (Scrophulariaceae) Height to 25cm. Attractive and distinctive, downy and usually unbranched annual. Grows in arable fields and on disturbed ground, usually favouring sandy soils. FLOWERS are 10-15mm long and pinkish purple, toadflax-like in shape but without a spur; they arise from leaf axils towards the top of the stem (Jul-Oct). FRUITS are capsules. LEAVES are narrow and linear. STATUS-Scarce and declining, found mainly in S and E England.

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Date: 26 Oct 2006
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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