Red Bartsia

Red Bartsia

Observation - Red Bartsia . Description: I almost walked past this little plant, growing in the middle of a track through a conifer plantation, mingled with the grass and clover.This was about 12 cms tall and has tiny, pink lipped flowers. The leaves were soft and slightly 'downy'. I believe thi

I almost walked past this little plant, growing in the middle of a track through a conifer plantation, mingled with the grass and clover.This was about 12 cms tall and has tiny, pink lipped flowers. The leaves were soft and slightly 'downy'. I believe this is parasitic in a similar way to the Yellow Rattle.