Narrow-leaved Water-dropwort - Oenanthe silaifolia
Tall, erect, sparsely branched plant. Stems hollow and grooved, often constricted at the nodes. Flowers usually white, occasionally pink in terminal umbels that usually have 4 to 10 rays. These become markedly thickened when in fruit.
Wet grassland, and in wet brackish places near the coast.
Flowers in June and July.
This is a nationally scarce species
Loughborough Big Meadow is the only Leicestershire site for this plant. In the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire it was found in 2 of the 617 tetrads.
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