Lousewort is a native perennial growing 5-15 cm in height and flowers from April into September. The flowers provide important an food source for a wealth of species, some of which are of great ecological importance as well as rarity.
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|Provenance||VC41 Glamorgan (Swansea)|
|Associations||The 'Biological Records Centre’s' website lists the following numbers of foodplant associates for Lousewort: mites (1), flies (1) and moths (2). However, the genus Pedicularis as a whole, lists the following: mites (1), beetles (2), flies (1), tue bugs (1) and moths (4).|