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Reseda phyteuma

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Reseda phyteuma, common name rampion mignonette<ref>Template:PLANTS</ref> or corn mignonette, is a species of flowering plant in the family Resedaceae.

Description

Reseda phyteuma can reach a height of Template:Convert. It is an annual or perennial plant with erect stems, branched at the base. Leaves are entire, the upper ones with two lateral lobes. The inflorescence, which may take up most of the upper stem, is densely packed with many greenish-white flowers with six petals. They bloom from April to September.

Distribution

Reseda phyteuma is present from Central and Southern Europe to Western Asia and North Africa. It is naturalized in Britain.

Habitat

This species can be found in wasteland, walls and vineyards at elevation of Template:Convert above sea level.

Inflorescences of Reseda phyteuma
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References

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