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Eyebright

Eyebright (Euphrasia officinalis agg.)

An annual with toothed leaves. Petals are white to purple, usually with darker veins and a yellow blotch on the lower lip. A very variable group with up to 60 hybrids, commonly found in unimproved hay meadows. Herbalists used tinctures made from Eyebright for eye disorders.

Height: 35 cm

Altitude limit: 370m Honister Pass