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CHICKWEED WINTERGREEN Trientalis europaea (Primulaceae) Height to 20cm. Spreading, delicate perennial of mature, northern conifer forests. FLOWERS are 12-18mm across and star-shaped with 7 white petals; 1 or 2 are borne on long, slender stalks (Jun-Jul). FRUITS are capsules. LEAVES are ovate; borne mainly in a whorl near the top of the stem. STATUS-Very locally common in Scotland and scarce in N England.
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CHICKWEED WINTERGREEN Trientalis europaea (Primulaceae) Height to 20cm. Spreading, delicate perennial of mature, northern conifer forests. FLOWERS are 12-18mm across and star-shaped with 7 white petals; 1 or 2 are borne on long, slender stalks (Jun-Jul). FRUITS are capsules. LEAVES are ovate; borne mainly in a whorl near the top of the stem. STATUS-Very locally common in Scotland and scarce in N England.

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Date: 29 May 2008
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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