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Common Eye Bright Introduced from Europe - parasitic on the roots of grasses Euphrasia nemorosa,Euphrasia rostkoviana,Geotagged,Summer,United States,hairy eyebright Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

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General: Semi-parasitic, hairy annual, the stem 5-20 cm. tall, often well-branched.
Leaves: Leaves all cauline, mostly opposite, often alternate above, ovate to broadly elliptic, deeply toothed.
Flowers: Inflorescence a leafy-bracteate, terminal spike, the bracts broad and toothed; flowers white, often violet-tinged or with purple veins or a yellow spot; calyx deeply 4-cleft; corolla bi-labiate, the upper lip shallowly 2-lobed, the lower lip deeply 3-lobed, the lobes slightly notched;.. more

Similar species: Lamiales
Species identified by morpheme
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Uploaded Aug 25, 2015. Captured Aug 23, 2015 09:49 in 88003 Stevens Pass Highway, Skykomish, WA 98288, USA.
  • TG-4
  • f/4.9
  • 1/400s
  • ISO200
  • 18mm