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Enchanter's Nightshade (Circaea quadrisulcata)

Image ID: 2011/mtr139

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Family: Onagraceae (Evening Primrose)
Height: 1 to 2 ft.
Blooms: June to August
Leaf Type: toothed
Bloom Size:  0.25 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Elongate clusters, Regular blooms, 2 parts
Location: Montour Trail
Date:  6/25/2011
Notes: 2 deeply notched petals appear to be 4; sepals curve backward.
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We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.

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