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Dog's Mercury

Observed: 24th February 2013 By: kate-w29
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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2013-02-24 14.19.32
Description:

Young plant < 6 inches tall. Bright green toothed leaves, glossy and hairless. Seemed to be all coming from a central point. Clusters of buds (white flowers?).
Other specimens were nearby, but growing singly, not in clumps.

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Species with which Dog's Mercury (Mercurialis perennis) interacts

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Thank You

Thanks Chris, just browsing some earlier posts and came across another picture and was just about to amend the name! The guides all show this as more upright/longer stem which caught me out, but I guess this is just an early season example.