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SPIGNEL Meum athamanticum (Apiaceae) Height to 60cm<br />
Aromatic, hairless, hollow-stemmed perennial of upland grassland. Fibrous remains of previous year’s leaf stalks crown rootstock. FLOWERS are creamy white; in frothy-looking umbels, 3-6cm across (Jun-Jul). FRUITS are egg-shaped and ridged. LEAVES are 3- to 4-pinnate with bristle-like lobes. STATUS-Local, from N Wales to Scotland.
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SPIGNEL Meum athamanticum (Apiaceae) Height to 60cm
Aromatic, hairless, hollow-stemmed perennial of upland grassland. Fibrous remains of previous year’s leaf stalks crown rootstock. FLOWERS are creamy white; in frothy-looking umbels, 3-6cm across (Jun-Jul). FRUITS are egg-shaped and ridged. LEAVES are 3- to 4-pinnate with bristle-like lobes. STATUS-Local, from N Wales to Scotland.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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