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scarlet pimpernel

Anagallis arvensis

Weed Characteristics

Other Names: scarlet pimpernel, pimpernel, poor man's weather-glass, red chickweed, eye-bright

Leaf Type: Broadleaf

Flowers: Salmon-pink

Leaves are small and rounded, usually displaying tiny brown spots on the underside. The growth habit is low and spreading. Despite the name, its 5-petaled flowers are orange-pink, not red. Grows in disturbed soils with consistent moisture.

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