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Ruskin, John (1819-1900)
Inscribed in black ink: Prunella / JR. 81 with note in ink: Gradate the / shape better, / as you know / how
RF 1180 and RF 1181 show a side view of a Self-heal, presumably Common Self-heal (Prunella vulgaris; Deadnettle family – Lamiaceae), a blue-flowered, native inhabitant of open grasslands such as meadows, pastures and verges.
This entry was researched and written by Professor David Ingram.