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Yellow-wort (Blackstonia perfoliata)


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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. Picture taken on 16th July 2006 at Old Warden, Bedfordshire.

17th Jul 2006 by Diane Earl

Biology, Science

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