130403 PRIMROSE Primula vulgaris (Primulaceae) Height to 20cm
Familiar herbaceous perennial, found in hedgerows, woodlands and shady meadows. FLOWERS are 2-3cm across, 5-lobed and pale yellow, usually with deep yellow centres; solitary and borne on long hairy stalks that arise from the centre of the leaf rosette (Feb-May). FRUITS are capsules. LEAVES are oval, tapering, crinkly and up to 12cm long; they form a basal rosette. STATUS-Widespread and common throughout.