Euphrasia rostkoviana [officinalis] Hayne 1825 (Family Orobanchaceae)


Plant

Leaf

Flower

Fruit

Height: 10-40cm
Never Mycorrhizal, Hemi-parasite
Annual, Lacks Persistent Seed Bank
Hermaphrodite, Flowering July - October (Earliest: 3.7)

Protective Chemicals
Iridoids Aucubin
Phenolics Caffeic Acid, Tannins

Biotopes:
Heath and Moorland
Flower Visitors:
Atelestus dissonans
Herbivores:
Altica palustris
Sapivores:
Aphis fabae

Ecological Flora of the British Isles


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