Wiseacre Gardens


A photographic collection and brief reference to help identify
Wildflowers - Mushrooms - Lichens & Moss ...found in New York

- Euphrasia nemorosa

Synonym: Euphrasia americana
Snapdragon Family

Traditionally used as a medicinal herb for treating eye infections. Hence the common name, Eyebright

Semi-parasitic on roots of surrounding plants.
Leaves mostly opposite, often alternate high on the stem.

I've only seen this plant in a few generally moist areas that at times turn dry.

Found: Fields, roadsides, waste places - my lawn
Height: 3 - 8 inch
June - Sept bloom time

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