West Highland Flora

Red Bartsia


Odontites vernus

 

Odontites vernus

Photo Carl Farmer
1 Sep 2002 Scorrybreac, Skye

Fairly frequent in short grass and waste ground

Flowers c 8-12 mm long, plant c 15-40 cm high.

ID: One-sided flower-spike, pink-purple two-lipped flowers.

Other features: Annual.  Whole plant has purplish tinge.  Flower-bracts similar to leaves.

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