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Bluebell 1

Observed: 3rd May 2010 By: Beagle
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Bluebell 1
Description:

Has larger blooms, than native bluebell, of white flowers.Has very little or no scent. Pollen is pale green.

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The recurved tepals indicate

The recurved tepals indicate H. non-scripta, the native Bluebell, which often has pure white flowers. Size varies enormously depending on soil and site. The Spanish pest has erect tepals. This may be a hybrid, but it looks like good non-scripta in the pic.

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Thanks for that

Thanks for that clarification, Chris.

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Non native bluebell

Thanks - your differentiation has helped resolve the identification.

Hugh