Small flowers in the garden – a series #14

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This small purple plant appears in the grass and I suspect also in the garden where it grows taller and spreads out.   Any suggestions as to its name please?

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8 thoughts on “Small flowers in the garden – a series #14

  1. Maureen Sudlow

    not chamomile – thought it might be Pennyroyal but probably not. What kind of smell do the leaves have? Have noticed this around myself but not bothered to find out its name…

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    1. ordinarygood Post author

      The lawns were mowed yesterday so my flower has gone for now. I will go and have another look around the garden and check out the leaves. I wonder if it browns off once mature and then seeds as there are similar looking flower heads about.

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  2. Juliet

    Yes, self-heal is right. I was shown this some years ago on a plant walk. I always enjoy this little purple flower. You can rub it on cuts to help them heal.

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