Irish wildflowers

Scarlet Pimpernel
Anagallis arvensis
Falcaire fiŠin
Family: Primulaceae

Flowering time: June-September. Annual. Native.

Single red flowers, 5-petalled (can sometimes be blue or pink).
Opposite pairs of stalkless bright-green leaves, oval, pointed.
Ascending or trailing 4-angled hairless stems. Height: To 30 cm.

Dry grassland, dunes, roadsides, gardens, waste and cultivated ground.
Occasional to frequent, less common NW Ireland.

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