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The Corn Mignonette (Reseda phyteuma) is a flowering herbaceous annual or perennial plant in the Resedaceae family. It is also known as Rampion Mignonette.

It is native to Europe, south-west Asia, and North Africa.

It grows to 10-50 centimetres (4-20 inches) tall. 

The leaves, up to 15 centimetres (6 inches) long, spiral up the stem.

The greenish-white flowers are in a slender spike, and are extremely tiny with six petals. 

The fruit is a small dry capsule that contains seeds.

The Corn Mignonette blooms from April to September in the Northern Hemisphere.

Photographed at the Paris Botanical Garden, France, April 2022.

Photographer: Martina Nicolls

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