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Purple Gromwell (Grémil Bleu Pourpre)

Wildflowers of Provence and the Alpes

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Stroll wildflowers:  | Spanish Gorseback | Purple Gromwell | forwardHarebell |

A hairy, erect, unbranched perennial. Ours were growing in the midst of tall grass in an open woodland, 50 cm tall.

Flowers. Mar-June

Flower. Flowers reddish-purple changing to deep, dark blue ("starts red; opens blue"), 5-lobed funnel-shaped, the terminal leafy cymes elongating in fruit.

Leaf. Lanceolate to narrow-elliptical, long-pointed, dark green.

Habitat. Woodland margins, scrub, hedges.

Pod. Nutlets white, shiny.

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