Cowslips (Primula veris)


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Family Primulaceae

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Locally common perennial of unimproved grassland, often on calcareous soils. Widespread but scarce in Scotland. Wrinkled, hairy leaves form a basal rosette. Heads of 10 to 30 orange-yellow, bell-shaped flowers borne on stalks, April to May. Height up to 25cm