The Purple Mistress (Moricandia arvensis) is a flowering plant in the Brassicaceae family.
It grows to about 20-50 centimetres (8-20 inches) tall.
It is found in the Mediterranean region and northern Africa.
It has light-green leaves about 5 centimetres (2 inches) long.
The Purple Mistress has purple flowers with four petals, which are about 3 centimetres (one inch) long. It generates 15-20 flowers on each stem.
It blooms for five months, from March to the end of July in the Northern Hemisphere.
Photographed in the Botanical Garden, Paris, France, April 2022.
Photographer: Martina Nicolls
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