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Spring Beauty (Montia perfoliata)


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A hairless annual plant with long stalked root leaves and its stem leaves joined in a pair forming a ring around the stem. It has tiny white petals. Originally introduced from North America it has naturalised on sandy or light soils. It usually flowers May - July. Picture taken April 7th 2006, Ampthill, Bedfordshire.

7th Apr 2006 by Diane Earl

Biology, Science

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