Irish wildflowers


Photographs: Bantry, Co.Cork


Mind-your-own-business
Soleirolia soleirolii
Lus na ndeor
Family: Urticaceae

Flowering time: May-August. Evergreen perennial. Introduced.

Tiny solitary pink flowers.
Circular evergreen leaves, alternate, hairy, untoothed.
Mat forming growth habit, stems root at nodes. Slightly frost-sensitive.

Damp, shady paths, pavements, walls, churchyards, gardens. Usually found
near habitation S, E, NE coastal areas, less frequent further inland and in W.
Introduced garden escape.
     
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