Astrantia - Astrantia major
Grows to approximately 80cm, with deeply divided leaves. Branched, upright stems bear pincushion-like heads of flowers, surrounded by bracts.
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Usually found as an escape from cultivation, and often close to habitation.
Flowering from early to late summer.
Widespread records of this plant being found outside of gardens, especially in the north and west of Britain.
Rarely recorded away from gardens in Leicestershire and Rutland.
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