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Yellow-wort (Blackstonia perfoliata)


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Yellow Wort (Blackstonia Perfoliata) growing on open stoney soil in Bedforshire. The bright yellow petals of this plant vary between six and eight, with deeply divided sepals and a short petal tube. The grey-green stem leaves are in pairs with their bases fused. The seeds are small with a netlike pattern. The flowers usually close up early afternoon. The plant flowers from June to October.

23rd May 2005 by Diane Earl


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