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TWINFLOWER Linnaea borealis (Caprifoliaceae) Height to 7cm. Charming, delicate, creeping and evergreen perennial. Sometimes mat-forming. Grows on the woodland floor in mature and undisturbed Scottish pine forests. FLOWERS are 5-9mm long, the corolla pink and bell-shaped; borne in pairs on upright, slender stalks (Jun-Aug). FRUITS are dry and papery. LEAVES are oval to rounded and borne in pairs on wiry stems. STATUS-Rare and restricted to a few locations in NE Scotland.
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