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PASQUEFLOWER Pulsatilla vulgaris (Ranunculaceae)  Height to 25cm. Silky-hairy perennial of dry, calcareous grassland. FLOWERS are purple, bell-shaped with 6 petal-like sepals; upright at first, then nodding (Apr-May). FRUITS comprise seeds with long silky hairs. LEAVES are divided 2 or 3 times and comprise narrow leaflets. STATUS-Rare and restricted to a few sites in S and E England.
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PASQUEFLOWER Pulsatilla vulgaris (Ranunculaceae) Height to 25cm. Silky-hairy perennial of dry, calcareous grassland. FLOWERS are purple, bell-shaped with 6 petal-like sepals; upright at first, then nodding (Apr-May). FRUITS comprise seeds with long silky hairs. LEAVES are divided 2 or 3 times and comprise narrow leaflets. STATUS-Rare and restricted to a few sites in S and E England.

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Date: 22 Apr 2009
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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