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Honewort

Trinia glauca

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Plant Data

Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC
Order:
Apiales
Family:
Apiaceae (Carrot)
Type:
Flower
Life Cycle:
Perennial
Maximum Size:
20 centimetres tall
Habitats:
Farmland, grassland, rocks, seaside.

Flower:
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White, 5 petals
 
The flowers appear in umbels. Each umbel measure 2 or 3cm across. The bracts are occasionally 3-lobed. The lower bracts are often missing. The petals are notched.
Fruit:
Egg-shaped, compressed and ridged fruit.
Leaves:
A rare limestone grassland flower with 2 to 3-pinnate, greyish-green leaves and narrow leaflets. The stems are not hollow. Low-growing perennial. Many-branched. Mostly found on the coast around Bristol and Torquay on south facing slopes.
Frequency (UK):
Rarely seen  
Distribution Map

Reproduced by kind permission of the BSBI.

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