Herb Paris


Herb Paris is quite a distinctive plant, having flowers with very narrow yellow-green petals, even longer, but broader green sepals (the part of the flower which surrounds the embryo fruit) and 8 green stamens (the male part of the flower) with yellow anthers (producing the pollen). There are usually 4 leaves, broad, oval and pointed.

It flowers during late spring and early summer and is found in lime based woodlands, particularly in the English Midlands. Rather similar at first glance to Dog's Mercury, which may make it hard to find when living together.



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