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Yellow-wort

Blackstonia perfoliata

Plant Data

Order:
Gentianales
Family:
Gentianaceae (Gentian)
Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC
Flowers:
Bright yellow, cup-shaped flowers with 6-8 petals.
Fruit:
A two-parted capsule containing numerous seeds.
Leaves:
The dull, greyish leaves are in opposite pairs and are fused together at their bases. The leaves are oval to triangular and pointed.
Maximum Size:
50cm tall.
Habitats:
Grassland, sand dunes, seaside, wasteland.