Venus's navelwort

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Related to Omphalodes linifolia: Omphalodes verna
(Bot.) any one of several species of Omphalodes, low boraginaceous herbs with small blue or white flowers.

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Borage, whose flowers we float in our glasses of Pimms, seeds itself with gay abandon, as do forget-me-nots (pictured) and Omphalodes linifolia, a delightful whiteflowered, STIR THE BORAGE: Many members of the borage family grow well from seed.
Borage, whose flowers we float in our glasses of Pimms, seeds itself with gay abandon, as do forget-me-nots and Omphalodes linifolia, a delightful white-flowered, glaucous-leaved navelwort that is exceptional in preferring a poor, sunny, well-drained situation.
Other species: Linaria spartea and Vulpia myurus + in 2; Stellaria graminea 2 in 4; Anarrhinum bellidifolium, Diplotaxis catholica, Geranium molle, Omphalodes linifolia and Urginea maritima + in 5; Aegilops triuncialis, Sherardia arvensis and Vulpia geniculata + in 6; Linaria incarnata + in 9; Dactylis hispanica and Plantago lanceolata + in 10; Juncus capitatus and Rumex gallicus +, Eryngium campestre 1 and Parentucellia viscosa 2 in 11; Rumex angiocarpus +, Linaria amethystea 1, Trifolium alexandrinum and Agrostis pourretii 2 in 12; Briza maxima and B.