|Anagallis arvensis, a
naturalized annual herb of 10-30cm in height, originating in
Eurasia, inhabit roadsides or fields in coastal areas. Stems, having
four ridges, with oval-shaped leaves, 1-2cm in length, 0.5-1.5cm in
width, branch well, and spreading sideways. The leaves are of
opposite phyllotaxis, with no petioles and margins entire. Leaf
axils emerge cymes, in which small tubular vermillion flowers cleft
at the tips in five. Bloom time: March-May.