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Bog Pimpernel, Anagallis tenella Family: Primulaceae
Anagallis tenella     *     Bog Pimpernel


Flowering time: June-August. Perennial

Habitat: Wet meadows and bogs, on damp sandy or peaty soils

Small white flowers, appearing pink because of crimson veins, the calyx 5-lobed. A tiny creeping plant, rooting at stem nodes, the opposite leaves short-stalked, broad-oval or rounded.


Bog Pimpernel, Anagallis tenella


Bog Pimpernel, Anagallis tenella
Bog Pimpernel, Anagallis tenella
Studland Heath, Dorset. September 2013

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