Cuckoo Flower (Cardamine pratensis)


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Family: Brassicaceae ( Cruciferae) Bittercress

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Variable perennial of damp, grassy places indicating rich groundor ground moisture . Also known as lady's smock. Has basal rosette of pinnately divided leaves; the lobes are rounded. Pale lilac or white flowers appear April June and are 12 - 20 mm across. Colour depends on habitat White (Shady) Purple Mauve ( (Dry) Widespread and locally common. Height up to 50cm