Although found in a variety of habitat types common gromwell is a local plant, not often found although fairly common where it is. It favours calcarous soils and can be seen in scrub, pasture or open woodland anywhere the soil is chalky. It flowers from late May until July.
|Common Name||Common Gromwell|
|Scientific Name||Lithospermum officinale|
|Species Group||Borage Family Boraginaceae|
|Family||Borage family - Boraginaceae|
|Flower Colour Group||White|
|Look for||Medium plant with branches of a main stem and small white flowers|
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