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Greater_celandine

Observed: 31st August 2011 By: ap3535
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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greater_celandine
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Family Papaveraceae. Tall 50-70cm, much-branched perennial found in hedgerows, banks and wood edges. Stems when broken (they are brittle at joints) release an acrid yellow-orange juice. Flowers bright yellow, 4 petals not overlapping, leaves pinnate with broad lobes, greyish bloom. Stalks hairless. Elongated seed-pods approx 25-30mm not present in this photo. Flo. May-Sept.

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