Scientific name: Primula veris
Size: Grows to a height of 30cm
Distribution: Found in most parts of the UK, most frequently in England and Wales.
Flowering Months: Late March to May
Habitat: Found in grassland, meadows, woodland clearings and hedgebanks
Special features: Cowslips are a relative of the Primrose (Primula vulgaris). They produce deeply crinkled, oval-shaped leaves which grow in a rosette formation. The deep yellow flowers appear on a stem which grows from the centre of the rosette. The flowers have a scent of apricots.
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