PRIMROSE

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Primula vulgaris

Height:    up to 15cm

Flowers:      Feb-May

Overview: One of the first flowers to appear in Spring, from the Latin name “prima rosa”. A plant which is normally associated with woodlands, but grows in almost any environment and does not need to be in the shade. Oval, tapering leaves, up to 12cm long, form a rosette. The solitary flowers, 20-30mm across, are borne on long, hairy stalks.

Where to See: In the woodland, under the craig/crag or on the drier areas of the shore (map G3, F5, B4)

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