TL5741 : Primula elatior

taken 9 years ago, near to Church End, Essex, Great Britain

Primula elatior
Primula elatior
In the U.K TL6040 : Oxlips, Primula elatior are found only in the “East Anglian Triangle” where Essex Cambridgeshire and Suffolk meet. Not only are they confined to this area, generally they are only found in and around ancient woodland. There is something about the nature of the chalky boulder clay and woodland habitat that suppress the other native primulas (primrose & cowslip) and allows the Oxlip to grow. Oxlips were only identified as a distinct species in the 1840's. These were in Essex Wildlife Trusts LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link ) Shadwell Wood LinkExternal link
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Saturday, 9 April, 2011   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 10 April, 2011
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Wild flowers   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 574 414 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:2.9186N 0:17.6357E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TL 574 414
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