Common Mallow
Fact File
Taken at Barns Ness on 28th August 2016 using Panasonic Lumix LX5
in macro mode.
 

Taken at Barns Ness on 1st July 2012 using Panasonic Lumix LX5 in macro mode. Fact File
 
Common Mallow.
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Family:
Habit:
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.