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Alpine Soldanella

Soldanella alpina     Fr: Soldanelle des Alpes


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This lovely little flower stands like a fluted trumpet in the Alps and other mountainous areas. The short reddish-brown stems hold 2-3 flowers each, bent over on short stalks.

Flowers. Apr-June

Flower. The bell-shaped flowers,15 mm long, are divided into 5 lobes (difficult to see), with the lobes split into multiple narrow fingers. Each has a single long stamen.

Leaves. The basal leaves are in a rosette, round or lobed.

Habitat. Damp fields, river-bank brush and along the edge of melting snow patches.

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