Photos: Barley Cove, Co.Cork
Small, long-stalked, solitary yellow flowers, sometimes pink-tinged. Globular seed capsules. Widely spaced pairs of small linear leaves on slender, erect stalks.
Found on open heaths on damp, sandy or peaty ground. Irish distribution restricted to SW Ireland; Co. Kerry and W Cork.
Yellow Centaury, Cicendia filiformis. June 2009