TG1600 : Greater stitchwort (Stellaria holostea)

taken 5 months ago, near to Bracon Ash, Norfolk, Great Britain

Greater stitchwort (Stellaria holostea)
Greater stitchwort (Stellaria holostea)
Greater stitchwort grows in woods, on roadside verges, in hedgerows and on grassy banks, flowering from April to June. In late spring, as the seed capsules ripen, they can frequently be heard making popping noises. The plant's name is derived from a herbal remedy using the plant, allegedly to cure that pain in the side known as 'stitch'. It is a very common plant.
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Sunday, 14 May, 2017   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 14 May, 2017
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Wild Animals, Plants and Mushrooms 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 1695 0039 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:33.4845N 1:11.9437E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TG 1696 0039
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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