Irish wildflowers


Photos: Mizen area, Co.Cork


Meadow-foam / Poached-egg Plant
Limnanthes douglasii
Family: Limnnanthaceae

Flowering: June-October. Annual. Introduced. Garden escape.

Shallow cup-shaped flowers, white with yellow centres.
yellow-green leaves, glossy, fine-toothed, 2-pinnatified.
Slender stems. Erect to spreading growth habit. Seeds freely.

Roadsides, wasteground. Occasional garden escape.



     
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