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Requests about identification of wild plants in Malta and Gozo. (Please include precise details and pictures to help the experts in their ID process)

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Post by xilpa » Fri Jan 21, 2011 3:50 pm

ID please ?
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Post by IL-PINE » Fri Jan 21, 2011 4:28 pm

heh fidloqqom, borago officinalis. you can eat it btw :o

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Post by xilpa » Fri Jan 21, 2011 4:38 pm

Thanks Pine. Never saw it flat on the ground like that, always hanging like this. That's why I did not recognise it.
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Post by MWP admin » Thu Mar 03, 2011 7:17 pm

Xilpa, there are also purple-coloured, half-purple half blue and white (albinos). Check the website profile for this plant - I think there are all varieties immaginable!

www.maltawildplants.com/BORG/Borago_officinalis.php

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Post by xilpa » Thu Mar 03, 2011 9:10 pm

Thanks Stephen. Never come across these varieties but will keep an eye out for them.
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