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FLOWER CUT-OUTS

MOSCHATEL Adoxa moschatellina (Adoxaceae) Height to 10cm. Hairless perennial that sometimes forms carpets. Grows in damp, shady woodlands and hedgerows, mainly on heavy soils; sometimes also found in mountains. FLOWERS are 6-8mm across and yellowish green; borne in long-stalked heads of 5 flowers, 4 of which face outwards, the 5th facing upwards (Apr-May). FRUITS are spongy drupes. LEAVES are pale green and fleshy; basal leaves are long-stalked and twice 3-lobed while stem leaves are 3-lobed and in opposite pairs. STATUS-Locally common in England and Wales.
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MOSCHATEL Adoxa moschatellina (Adoxaceae) Height to 10cm. Hairless perennial that sometimes forms carpets. Grows in damp, shady woodlands and hedgerows, mainly on heavy soils; sometimes also found in mountains. FLOWERS are 6-8mm across and yellowish green; borne in long-stalked heads of 5 flowers, 4 of which face outwards, the 5th facing upwards (Apr-May). FRUITS are spongy drupes. LEAVES are pale green and fleshy; basal leaves are long-stalked and twice 3-lobed while stem leaves are 3-lobed...
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From gallery: FLOWER CUT-OUTS
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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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