Tag Archives: Scrophulariaceae

Scoparia dulcis (Sweetbroom) (Plantaginaceae)

A common non-native herb with small attractive flowers. Plants are almost always observed flowering and are therefore easily identified. The flowers are white and have distinctive thread-like appendages. There are many references online of the medical uses of the sweetbroom, … Continue reading

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Lindernia crustacea (Malaysian false pimpernel) (Linderniaceae)

A widespread and diminutive herb of open places, usually growing amongst grasses. This herb and related species were once placed under the snapdragon family (Scrophulariaceae).

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