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Sharp-leaved Fluellen, Kickxia elatine Family: Scrophulariaceae
Kickxia elatine     *     Sharp-leaved Fluellen

Flowering time: July-September. Annual.

Habitat: Can be locally common in parts of southern England on open, basic and sandy soils; waste ground, arable land and gardens.

Solitary lipped flowers (the spur more/less straight) on hairless flower stalks. Alternate hairy leaves, stalked and spearhead-shaped on spreading or prostrate stems.

Similar: Round-leaved Fluellen, Kickxia spuria. Oval or roundish leaves, hairy flower stalks


Sharp-leaved Fluellen, Kickxia elatine       Sharp-leaved Fluellen, Kickxia elatine


Sharp-leaved Fluellen, Kickxia elatine
Sharp-leaved Fluellen, Kickxia elatine
Holton Lee, Dorset. October 2012

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