Hypercium Androsaemum, Tutsan



Common name:
Tutsan
Scientific name:
Hypercium androsaemum
Main flower color:
Range:
Mostly in Wales, and south and west England
Height:
Up to 100 cm
Habitat:
Shady woodland, hedges, cliffs
Flowers:
Up to 2 cm in diameter, with five ovate yellow petals and five green or reddish sepals, similar in shape and equal in length, or longer. At the centre are many yellow stamens, about as long as the petals or slightly shorter, and three styles
Leaves:
Opposite, hairless, stalkless, ovate, up to 10 cm long
Season:
June to August
Rarity:
★★★★★