Photos by Gerry Flannery. Bull Island
Spreading inflorescence of small pink flowers on stalks 1-4mm long. Narrow petals. Corolla tube longer than calyx. No basal rosette of leaves at flowering time. Stems branched or unbranched. Slender plant, usually 5-10cm.
Very rare. Coastal dunes Co Dublin, Wexford, Waterford.
Identification confirmed by Paul Green, Co.Wexford
Similar: Common Centaury, C. erythyraea