Monday, 28 May 2012

Green Alkanet

Greenalkanet01 Pentaglottis sempervirens

Greenalkanet  Greenalkanet02

 

A member of the borage family the flowers are edible other parts were used for a red dye, I’m not sure why its GREEN Alkanet when the dye extracted from it is red and the flower is blue but there you go.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pentaglottis_sempervirens

http://www.botanical.com/botanical/mgmh/a/alkan024.html

http://www.herbalpractitioner.com/Green_Alkanet.html

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