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GREATER BURNET-SAXIFRAGE Pimpinella major (Apiaceae) Height to 1m. Branched perennial with hollow, ridged and hairless stems. Found in shady and grassy places. FLOWERS and white and borne in umbels, 3-6cm across (Jun-Sep). FRUITS are egg-shaped and ridged. LEAVES are usually 1-pinnate with toothed, oval lobes. STATUS-Widespread but distinctly local; commonest in central England.
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GREATER BURNET-SAXIFRAGE Pimpinella major (Apiaceae) Height to 1m. Branched perennial with hollow, ridged and hairless stems. Found in shady and grassy places. FLOWERS and white and borne in umbels, 3-6cm across (Jun-Sep). FRUITS are egg-shaped and ridged. LEAVES are usually 1-pinnate with toothed, oval lobes. STATUS-Widespread but distinctly local; commonest in central England.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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