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FRITILLARY Fritillaria meleagris (Liliaceae) Height to 30cm<br />
Perennial of undisturbed water meadows. FLOWERS are 3-5cm long, nodding, bell-shaped and usually pinkish purple with dark chequerboard markings (sometimes pure white); borne on slender stems (Apr-May). FRUITS are capsules. LEAVES are grey-green, narrow and grass-like. STATUS-Very locally abundant in S England; naturalised elsewhere.
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FRITILLARY Fritillaria meleagris (Liliaceae) Height to 30cm
Perennial of undisturbed water meadows. FLOWERS are 3-5cm long, nodding, bell-shaped and usually pinkish purple with dark chequerboard markings (sometimes pure white); borne on slender stems (Apr-May). FRUITS are capsules. LEAVES are grey-green, narrow and grass-like. STATUS-Very locally abundant in S England; naturalised elsewhere.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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