Rosebay willowherb, or Chamerion angustifolium

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Description:You can find this perennial plant growing in waste places and burnt areas.

Flowering between June and September, it can grow to a height of 1.5 metres and spreads its white fluffy seed on the autumn winds.

This example was collected at Hawkesyard Wood near Armitage in Staffordshire by local naturalist Henry Reader in 1922.

About this plant

This plant is now cared for by staff at Stoke-on-Trent Museums.


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Image courtesy of: Stoke-on-Trent Museums

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Source: Stoke-on-Trent Museums

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