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Speedwell

Observed: 30th August 2011 By: ap3535
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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speedwell Vpersica
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Family Scrophulariaceae. Low scrambling/prostrate slender plant with reddish, hairy stems and ovate, toothed, bright green leaves, also hairy and with very short, reddish stalks; approx. 1cm wide. Flowers 4 petals, of varying shades of bright blue; typically 1 bright blue, 2 blue and white streaks, 1 v. pale blue-white, on long slender reddish stalks. Flo. spring-autumn.

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