Trollius Europaeus, Globeflower



Common name:
Globeflower
Scientific name:
Trollius europaeus
Main flower color:
Range:
Scotland, northern England, north Wales, and Northern Ireland, plus a few places further south
Height:
Up to 60 cm
Habitat:
Bogs and damp meadows, often in hilly regions
Flowers:
Globe-shaped, formed of between 10 and 15 yellow sepals (no petals), enclosing numerous stamens and carpels, mostly hidden by the sepals. Around 4 cm in diameter. Solitary, at the top of the hairless, grooved stem
Fruit:
Tightly-packed green capsules, slightly elongated at one side
Leaves:
Round in outline; palmately divided into large-toothed, prominently-veined lobes
Season:
to
Rarity:
★★★★