UK: Blue pimpernel found flourishing


bblue flower next to red flower in field

The beautiful blue pimpernel (Anagallis foemina) flowering next to its more common cousin, the scarlet pimpernel (Anagalis arvensis). A population of the rare flower, endangered by modern farming methods, was found flourishing in Worcestershire thanks to the efforts of farmers working in partnership with Worcestershire Wildlife Trust. It's not all good news though. The farm is supported by biodiversity grants that are threatened by the latest government's spending review.

© Worcestershire Wildlife Trust

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