Scarlet pimpernel is a low-growing annual plant found in Europe, Asia and North America. Scarlet pimpernel flowers are open only when the sun shines.
Although traditionally included in the family Primulaceae, the genus ''Anagallis'' is now considered to be better placed within the related family Myrsinaceae. In the APG III system, Primulaceae is expanded to include Myrsinaceae, thus ''Anagallis'' is in Primulaceae sensu lato.
This common European plant is generally considered.. more