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Anagallis arvensis (poor man's weatherglass, scarlet pimpernel)

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Taxonomy

cellular organisms - Eukaryota - Viridiplantae - Streptophyta - Streptophytina - Embryophyta - Tracheophyta - Euphyllophyta - Spermatophyta - Magnoliophyta - eudicotyledons - core eudicotyledons - asterids - Ericales - Primulaceae - Anagallis - Anagallis arvensis

Common names

Poor man's Weatherglass, scarlet pimpernel, red pimpernel, red chickweed, poorman's barometer, shepherd's weather glass, shepherd's clock.

Distribution

Native to Europe. Throughout United States.

Habitat

Sun-loving; roadsides; wasteground; garden lawns; prefer sandy well drained soils.

Habit

Annual; low sprawling, creeping on the ground. Flower June-August. Flowers open only in sunshine.

Description

Uses

poor man's weatherglass, scarlet pimpernel

poor man's weatherglass, scarlet pimpernel

poor man's weatherglass, scarlet pimpernel

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