Common Mallow
Taken at Musselburgh on 5th September 2021 using Nikon D500 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Common Mallow.
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AKA:
Malva sylvestris.
Malvaceae.
Perennial herb.

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Verges, hedgerows and areas of waste ground.
June - September
90 cms.
The glue-like sap from the leaves, called 'mucilage', can be used as a soothing agent in treating bites and stings.