Field Pansy
Fact File
Taken at Musselburgh on 23rd July 2015 with Panasonic Lumix LX5 in macro mode.




 


Taken at Tyninghame Bay on 6th May 2018 using a Panasonic Lumix LX5
in macro mode.
Fact File

 
Field Pansy.
Latin Name :
Family:
Habit:
AKA:
Viola arvensis.
Violaceae
Annual.
Habitat:
Height:
Flowers:
Feature:

Fields, waste ground and roadside verges.
Up to 15 cms tall.
April - October.
Contains a class of peptides shown to possess
toxic activity against human cancer cells and is
therefore looked at as a potential drug lead.