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Green Alkanet, Evergreen Bugloss (Pentaglottis sempervirens)
Photo By Clive B Wantage, Oxfordshire
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This perennial member of the Boraginaceae Family was originally found in the South of France and the Iberian Peninsula.
It was once cultivated for the red dye which can be made from the roots. Now naturalised throughout the British Isles.
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