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Aubrieta,Ventnor, Isle of Wight

Observed: 1st April 2013 By: David Trevan
Isle of Wight Natural History & Archaeological Soc
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Close up of flowers, clearly showing petals in 4's
Habit shot showing the plants growing over a wall
Individual plant
Habit shot
Description:

In these days of grey skies and leaden seas with little sign of spring as yet, what a joy to see this stand of Aubrieta growing on a wall close to the seafront in Ventnor.
Aubrieta is native to Europe and Asia and is among the the first plants to flower on rock gardens and walls.Is listed as an established alien in the Flora of the Isle of Wight.

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Species with which Aubretia (Aubrieta deltoidea) interacts