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Heslop Harrison's Eyebright

Euphrasia heslop-harrisonii

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Plant Data

Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC
Order:
Lamiales
Family:
Orobanchaceae (Broomrape)
Type:
Flower
Life Cycle:
Annual
Maximum Size:
15 centimetres tall
Habitats:
Saltmarshes, seaside.

Flower:
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White, 5 petals
 
Flowers are usually white, measuring 4 to 6mm across. They each have a 3-lobed lower lip.
Fruit:
The fruit is a flat, many-seeded capsule.
Leaves:
The leaves are small, oval and toothed. They are stalkless and appear in opposite pairs along the stem. The basal teeth curve outwards and upwards.
Frequency (UK):
Rarely seen  
Distribution Map

Reproduced by kind permission of the BSBI.

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