Thyme-leaved Speedwell wildflower photographed near the RSPB wildlife Belfast Wildlife reserve on the south shore of Belfast Lough on 2 June 2011: Looking north from close by this point .
Flowering time: March-October. Perennial. Native to
British Isles. Flowers pale-blue to white with dark blue lines, in
terminal racemes. Oblong calyx lobes. Short-stalked oval leaves are
hairless/slightly downy: More or less untoothed.
Creeping, rooting stem with erect flower stalks. To 20cm. Abundant
in most areas. Found on grassland, heaths, open woodland, waste ground,
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Last updated Friday June 20, 2014