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Wildflowers

Scarlet Pimpernel

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Native Growing Area

Scientific Name: Anagallis arvensis

Common Names: Scarlet Pimpernel

Description

The Scarlet Pimpernel's lovely flower petals are quite sensitive. So much so that they will close when they are not receiving enough light. They come in abundant and pretty colors from orange to pink.

Bloom Color(s): red, pink, purple, orange

Foliage Color(s): Green

Plant Height: 1 - 2 ft.

Duration: Annual,Biennial

Bloom Period: May to August

Plant Family: Primulaceae

Growth Habit: Forb/herb

Sightings: Alden Bridge, Branch Xing, Crownridge

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