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Milkwort

Tiny blue flowers growing amongst heather in the hills above Gulberwick.

The name milkwort comes from ancient greek. The botanist Dioscorides gave it the name polugalon, meaning ‘much milk’, believing it to ‘make milk more abundant’. (See plantlife.org.uk)

[Gulberwick during Lockdown collection - Image 40 of 80]

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