CUCKCOOFLOWER Cardamine pratensis (Brassicaceae) Height to 50cm. Variable perennial of damp, grassy places. Also known as Lady’s-smock. FLOWERS are 12-20mm across with 4 pale lilac or white flowers (Apr-Jun). FRUITS are elongated and beaked. LEAVES are seen mainly in a basal rosette of pinnately divided leaves with rounded lobes; narrow stem leaves also present. STATUS-Widespread and locally common.
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CUCKCOOFLOWER Cardamine pratensis (Brassicaceae) Height to 50cm. Variable perennial of damp, grassy places. Also known as Lady’s-smock. FLOWERS are 12-20mm across with 4 pale lilac or white flowers (Apr-Jun). FRUITS are elongated and beaked. LEAVES are seen mainly in a basal rosette of pinnately divided leaves with rounded lobes; narrow stem leaves also present. STATUS-Widespread and locally common.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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