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Peruvian Marvel

Observed: 27th August 2011 By: David Trevan
Isle of Wight Natural History & Archaeological Soc
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Description:

This plant was growing on some waste ground in our village, obviously a garden throwout. Because the flowers open in the evening it is also known as the Four O' Clock Flower.Often grown in garden borders.It is listed in Stace as it occasionally appears on rubbish heaps. Found mainly in southern England, the Channel Islands, and Isles of Scilly. In the Bougainvillea family, Nyctaginaceae.

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