What I did on my Summer Vacation - 1999...Page 3.

3) On the way to the Lab from the Fiordigigli, I passed a "fountain" in a field (actually it was a skinny pipe sticking 6 feet high out of the ground). The water ran from the pipe downhill through the field, and it was interesting to see the change in species composition around this mini wetland.
Another species of Willowherb, this one is probably Epilobium hirsutum (Greater Willowherb).   Greater Willowherb (Epilobium hirsutum)

This is an unusual, succulent species of Veronica, V. beccabunga (Speedwell - Scrophulariaceae), known by the common name of Brooklime.

4) Around Paganica, most of the plants I observed were on the sides of roads, though often the roads weren't paved.  In many cases, farmland was directly adjacent to these disturbed patches of land.
 A species of Globe Thistle (Echinops), possibly E. spinosissimus, a species in the Asteraceae.  Globe Thistle: Echinops spinosissimus

 White Delphinium These purple and white Delphiniums were found growing in a rock crevice along the road, definitely not in plain view of any gardens.  Purple Delphinium

Impatiens glandulifera  This is Impatiens glandulifera, a species in the Balsaminaceae.  I found several of these plants growing in a shaded area a few yards off the road.  They are actually native to the Himalayan mountains, having been introduced to Europe in the 19th century as a garden plant, and are now considered an invasive species in Italy (source: Blamey, Marjorie and Blamey, Phillip. 1993. Frutti e Bacche. Collins - aValiardi, Italy.). 

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