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CORALROOT Cardamine bulbifera (Brassicaceae) Height to 70cm. Perennial of undisturbed woodland on calcareous or sandy soils. FLOWERS are 12-18mm across with 4 pink petals; in terminal heads (Apr-May). FRUITS are 3.5cm long and narrow. LEAVES are pinnately divided (upper ones less so) with 1-3 pairs of leaflets; borne up stem with brown bulbils in axils. STATUS-Scarce and local; SE England only.
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CORALROOT Cardamine bulbifera (Brassicaceae) Height to 70cm. Perennial of undisturbed woodland on calcareous or sandy soils. FLOWERS are 12-18mm across with 4 pink petals; in terminal heads (Apr-May). FRUITS are 3.5cm long and narrow. LEAVES are pinnately divided (upper ones less so) with 1-3 pairs of leaflets; borne up stem with brown bulbils in axils. STATUS-Scarce and local; SE England only.

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Date: 22 Apr 2009
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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