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Navelwort (Umbilicus rupestris)

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Also known as Wall Pennywort, this is a is a fleshy, perennial, edible flowering plant in the stonecrop family. It grows to 25 cm (10 in) high. The light coloured spikes of bell-shaped, greenish-pink flowers first appear in May, and the green fruits ripen through the summer. It is often found growing on shady walls or in damp rock crevices that have little other plant growth

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26th Jul 2012 by Karen Davies

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Biology, Science

Key Stages:
Foundation, Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 4+

Geocode: Jersey Channel Islands

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Navelwort plant

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