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BURNET-SAXIFRAGE Pimpinella saxifraga (Apiaceae) Height to 70cm. Downy, branched perennial of dry, calcareous grassland. FLOWERS are white and borne in loose, open umbels (Jun-Sep). FRUITS are egg-shaped and ridged. LEAVES are 1-pinnate with oval leaflets at base of the plant; stem leaves are finely divided into narrow leaflets. STATUS-Widespread and locally common, but absent from NW Scotland.
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BURNET-SAXIFRAGE Pimpinella saxifraga (Apiaceae) Height to 70cm. Downy, branched perennial of dry, calcareous grassland. FLOWERS are white and borne in loose, open umbels (Jun-Sep). FRUITS are egg-shaped and ridged. LEAVES are 1-pinnate with oval leaflets at base of the plant; stem leaves are finely divided into narrow leaflets. STATUS-Widespread and locally common, but absent from NW Scotland.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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