Marsh Stitchwort, Kingcombe Meadows
 
Nature Reserve, West Dorset
 
 
Marsh Stitchwort flower -
 
5 bifid petals, 10 stamens, 3 styles, 5 sepals
 
 
Close-up of 3 styles and ovary
 
 
Back view - sepals with 3 ribs and a white margin
 
 
Long thin flower stems
 
 
 
Papery bracts with central green stripe  
 
 
Young leaves and angled main stem
 
 
Older leaves, main stem and thin
 
flower stem (top right)