Latin name: Anagallis arvensis L.
  Pronunciation: an-AG-al-is ar-VEN-sis

  Common name: Scarlet pimpernel
  Family: Myrsinaceae (Myrsine)
  Habitat: Common in disturbed places, ocean
  beaches, not far from the coast below 3000',
  naturalized from Eurasia

  Blooming period: March to July
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Anagallis
  2) arvensis
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