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A fairly non-decript plant growing on nutriant rich soils in arable fields, gardens and waste ground in mid to late summer.
|Common Name||Annual Mercury|
|Scientific Name||Mercurialis annua|
|Family||Spurge family - Euphorbiaceae|
|Species Family||Spurge Family - Euphorbiaceae|
|Flower Colour Group||Green|
|Look for||Non-descript green plant with green flowers!|
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