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Spiked Rampion Phyteuma spicatum Height to 70cm<br />
Upright member of the bellflower family. Grows in shady hedgerows and beside woodland paths. Leaves are oval and borne in a basal rosette. Flowers are white and rather plantain-like; in spikes (to 5 cm long) on long stalks, May-June. Status-Very rare, and restricted as a native plant to East Sussex. Occasionally, sometimes appears as a garden escape.
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Spiked Rampion Phyteuma spicatum Height to 70cm
Upright member of the bellflower family. Grows in shady hedgerows and beside woodland paths. Leaves are oval and borne in a basal rosette. Flowers are white and rather plantain-like; in spikes (to 5 cm long) on long stalks, May-June. Status-Very rare, and restricted as a native plant to East Sussex. Occasionally, sometimes appears as a garden escape.

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Date: 31 May 2006
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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