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WINTER ACONITE Eranthis hyemalis (Ranunculaceae) Height to 10cm. Attractive perennial that sometimes forms carpets on woodland floors. FLOWERS are 12-15mm across, with 6 yellow sepals; borne on upright stems, above the leaves (Jan-Apr). FRUITS are dry, many-seeded and splitting. LEAVES are spreading (3 per stem) and each divided into 3 lobes.
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WINTER ACONITE Eranthis hyemalis (Ranunculaceae) Height to 10cm. Attractive perennial that sometimes forms carpets on woodland floors. FLOWERS are 12-15mm across, with 6 yellow sepals; borne on upright stems, above the leaves (Jan-Apr). FRUITS are dry, many-seeded and splitting. LEAVES are spreading (3 per stem) and each divided into 3 lobes.

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Date: 10 Feb 2009
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Credit: LAURIE CAMPBELL/NPL
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