West Highland Flora

Sanicle


Sanicula europaea

 

Sanicula europaea

Photo Carl Farmer
30 May 2004 Glenvarragill, Skye
Total inflorescence c 8 cm across

Fairly frequent in woods; sometimes in rock crevices or gullies in open country

Diameter of flower clusters c 5-6 mm

ID: Flowers in well-separated hemispherical clusters, not at all showing the umbrella shape of other Umbellifers such as Cow Parsley.

Other features: Basal leaves deeply divided into normally 5 lobes which are themselves lobed and toothed.

 

Sanicula europaea

Photo Carl Farmer
14 May 2003 Portree, Skye

  Sanicula europaea

Photo Carl Farmer
14 May 2003 Portree, Skye


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