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GREATER CELANDINE Chelidonium majus (Papaveraceae) Height to 80cm. Tall, brittle-stemmed perennial. Found in hedgerows and along woodland rides. FLOWERS are 2-3cm across and comprise 4 non-overlapping bright yellow petals (Apr-Oct). FRUITS are narrow capsules that split from below when ripe. LEAVES are grey-green and pinnately divided. STATUS-Native in most areas; also naturalised as a garden escape.
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GREATER CELANDINE Chelidonium majus (Papaveraceae) Height to 80cm. Tall, brittle-stemmed perennial. Found in hedgerows and along woodland rides. FLOWERS are 2-3cm across and comprise 4 non-overlapping bright yellow petals (Apr-Oct). FRUITS are narrow capsules that split from below when ripe. LEAVES are grey-green and pinnately divided. STATUS-Native in most areas; also naturalised as a garden escape.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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