Scarlet Pimpernel
Fact File
Taken at Tyninghame Bay on 2nd June 2016 with Panasonic Lumix LX 5
in macro mode.
 

 

 
 
 
Scarlet Pimpernel.
Latin Name :
Family:
Habit:
AKA:
Anagallis arvensis.
Myrsinaceae.
Annual.
Habitat:
Blooms:
Height:
Feature:

Roadsides and waste places.
June - September.
2 - 6 inches.
The seeds are slightly poisonous to some mammals. Skin contact with the plant can cause dermatitis in some people.