Scientific name: Primula elatior
Size: Grows to a height of 30cm
Distribution: Found in parts of East Anglia.
Flowering Months: Late March to May
Habitat: Found in grassland, damp deciduous woodland and hedgebanks
Special features: Oxlips are a relative of the Primrose (Primula vulgaris). They produce oval-shaped leaves which grow in a rosette formation. The pale yellow flowers appear on a stem which grows from the centre of the rosette. The flowers all have a tendency to hang in one direction.
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