Heath Milkwort - Wet Marshy Grassland - Moorland
This plant comes with either lovely blue flowers - or bright pink flowers. Just occasionally a white version will appear. The heath milkwort is the moorland version of common milkwort which grows on the machair and places where shell sand are present. The heath milkwort grows on marshy grassland and moorland and peatland hills.
Flowers June to September
The wildflowers are developed June - September in the various shades of blue or pink on The Western Isles. They are in clusters of up to ten per each stem
Leaves - Opposite
The lowest leaves are usually opposite each other and crowded towards the base. ( Common milkwort leaves alternate up the stem)