Photographs: Co.Limerick and
the Burren, Co.Clare
Blue, purple, pink or white flowers, 5-petalled, erect. Corolla 14-18mm.
Rosette of basal leaves, oval-lanceolate, stem leaves in pairs.
Erect stem, single or branched, ascending branches. Height: 5-30cm.
Calcareous grassland and dunes, mainly found in western and central Ireland.
Photograph above: Aughinish Nature Reserve, Co.Limerick. August 2007