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Cowslip, Primula veris Family: Primulaceae
Primula veris     *     Cowslip


Flowering time: April-May. Perennial.

Habitat: Well-drained basic or calcareous soils including grasslands, scrub, woodland edges and cliffs.

Drooping umbels of apricot-scented yellow flowers on tall, upright flower stems. The flowers have orange streaks inside the corollas. The pale-green leaves are stalked and wrinkled. Height 10-30cm

Similar: Primrose, Primula vulgaris


Cowslip, Primula veris


Cowslip, Primula veris
Cowslip, Primula veris
Ballard Down, Dorset. May 2013

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