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COWSLIP Primula veris (Primulaceae) Height to 25cm<br />
Elegant, downy perennial of dry, unimproved grassland, and often associated with calcareous soils. FLOWERS are 8-15mm across, fragrant, bell-shaped, stalked and orange-yellow; borne in rather 1-sided umbels of 10-30 flowers (Apr-May). FRUITS are capsules. LEAVES are tapering, wrinkled and hairy, forming a basal rosette. STATUS-Widespread and locally common, except in Scotland where it is rather scarce.
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COWSLIP Primula veris (Primulaceae) Height to 25cm
Elegant, downy perennial of dry, unimproved grassland, and often associated with calcareous soils. FLOWERS are 8-15mm across, fragrant, bell-shaped, stalked and orange-yellow; borne in rather 1-sided umbels of 10-30 flowers (Apr-May). FRUITS are capsules. LEAVES are tapering, wrinkled and hairy, forming a basal rosette. STATUS-Widespread and locally common, except in Scotland where it is rather scarce.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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