Primulaceae (weeds)

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Primula vulgaris (click on image to enlarge it)
Author: Karl Gruber
Source: Wikimedia Commons

Primulaceae - (primrose family)

This family contains around 2,800 species of herbs and woody plants. Several are grown as ornamentals, but a few are regarded as agricultural weeds. For example, scarlet pimpernel (Anagallis arvensis) is widely distributed and a weed in a variety of field crops like cereals, grapevine, potatoes or sunflowers.

The following genera and species of weeds are currently entered under this family: