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FALSE OXLIP Primula veris x vulgaris (Primulaceae) Height to 20cm. Naturally occurring hybrid between Primrose and Cowslip that superficially resembles Oxlip. Found in hedgerows, woodlands and meadows, where both parents occur. FLOWERS are 15-20mm across, yellow and 5-lobed; borne in umbels that are not 1-sided (Mar-May). FRUITS are capsules. LEAVES are oval, crinkly and tapering, forming a basal rosette. STATUS-Widespread but always local and far less numerous than parent plants.
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FALSE OXLIP Primula veris x vulgaris (Primulaceae) Height to 20cm. Naturally occurring hybrid between Primrose and Cowslip that superficially resembles Oxlip. Found in hedgerows, woodlands and meadows, where both parents occur. FLOWERS are 15-20mm across, yellow and 5-lobed; borne in umbels that are not 1-sided (Mar-May). FRUITS are capsules. LEAVES are oval, crinkly and tapering, forming a basal rosette. STATUS-Widespread but always local and far less numerous than parent plants.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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