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Hoary Puccoon

Lithospermum canescens

Almost cactus - like hairy leaves help resist evaporation. This plant grows in the sand dunes in full sun in the heat of mid-summer. Lower left image shows the hard, glossy seeds in July-August

  • Colour: yellow
  • Habitat: sand dunes
  • Flower Size: 10 - 15 mm
  • Flower Time: May Jun
  • Seed Matures: Jul-
  • Seed Colour: white
  • Height: 30 -60 cm
  • Image Location: Sandbanks
  • Flower Form: five petals
  • Availability: rare

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