Alkanna lehmanii   Dyer's Alkanet

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This is a low growing, almost prostrate plant which is found all over Italy and at all altitudes. It was quite common in the mountain meadows of the Gargano but we found plenty in the dunes by the sea as well.

Alkanna lehmanii

Alkanna lehmanii (Blue) & Silene colorata (Pink) Dyer's Alkanet

Dunes near, Peschici, Gargano 23rd April 2009

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Alkanna lehmanii

Hillside fields near Monte St. Angelo, Gargano, Italy

Added on 18th May 2009, updated 23rd Feb 2010, updated 29th January 2013

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