West Highland Flora

Wall Pellitory


Parietaria diffusa

 

Parietaria diffusa

Photo Carl Farmer
12 Jun 2002 Berwick-upon-Tweed

Very rare, on old walls

Flower diameter c 3 mm

ID: Red stems, alternate leaves, flowers in clusters in leaf axils, close to stems, each having a 4-toothed greenish-red calyx.

Other features: Male and female flowers separate in same inflorescence.

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