This is also is known as a bluebell in Scotland
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A beautiful, delicate flower found almost everywhere, except wet areas. I've found it on chalk grassland and acid moorlands, there are not many plants that can grow in both places.
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I thought the name was connected to hares (the animal) however a line in Gerrards Herbal makes me wonder:
"The roots, after the opinion of Dioscorides[ancient Greek physician], being beaten and applied with white wine, hinder or keepe backe the growth of haires"
What he does not make clear is do you rub it on the skin or drink it!
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