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Coral Root?

Observed: 27th April 2010 By: kevanh
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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Description:

Plant about 30cm tall to tip of flowers, occuring in a group Bulbils at some of the leaf axils.

Identifications
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    Likely ID
    Coral Root (Cardamin bulbifera)
    Confidence: It's likely to be this, but I can't be certain.
    ID agreements (): 3 People
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    • Chris Metherell
      Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland
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Species interactions

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Comments

Tiggrx's picture

Yes, it is Coralroot - the

Yes, it is Coralroot - the coarsely toothed leaves suggest it is the form ptarmicifolia a native of the continent and sometimes occurs as a garden escape

dan_wrench's picture

There seems to be a missing

There seems to be a missing 'e' from the scientific name. Dan

Dan Wrench
Biodiversity Officer - Shropshire
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kevanh's picture

Missing 'e'

Aplogies should be 'Cardamine bulbifera'