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SAND CROCUS Romulea columnae (Height to 1cm) is a rare, low-growing perennial with curly, basal leaves, up to 10cm long, and a star-shaped flower, 1cm across, that opens only in sunshine (Mar-May). Sand Crocus grows in short turf at Dawlish Warren in Devon, and is also found on the Channel Islands.
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SAND CROCUS Romulea columnae (Height to 1cm) is a rare, low-growing perennial with curly, basal leaves, up to 10cm long, and a star-shaped flower, 1cm across, that opens only in sunshine (Mar-May). Sand Crocus grows in short turf at Dawlish Warren in Devon, and is also found on the Channel Islands.

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