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GREEN ALKANET Pentaglottis sempervirens (Boraginaceae) Height to 60cm. Upright, bristly perennial found in shady hedgerows and on roadside verges. FLOWERS are 8-10mm across and blue with a white centre; borne in clusters arising from upper leaf axils (Apr-Jun). FRUITS are rough nutlets. LEAVES are oval, pointed and net-veined; lower leaves stalked, upper ones unstalked. STATUS-Naturalised locally.
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GREEN ALKANET Pentaglottis sempervirens (Boraginaceae) Height to 60cm. Upright, bristly perennial found in shady hedgerows and on roadside verges. FLOWERS are 8-10mm across and blue with a white centre; borne in clusters arising from upper leaf axils (Apr-Jun). FRUITS are rough nutlets. LEAVES are oval, pointed and net-veined; lower leaves stalked, upper ones unstalked. STATUS-Naturalised locally.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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