Cuckooflower - Cardamine pratensis
Medium height, hairless plant with erect stems. Basal leaves in a rosette, pinnate with a large end leaflet. Upper leaves with numerous narrow leaflets. Flowers pale lilac, rarely white 12 to 18 mm notched petals and yellow anthers.
Damp pasture, marshes, stream and pond margins.
April to June.
Common throughout Britain.
Common in Leicestershire and Rutland. In the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire it was found in 463 of the 617 tetrads.
In the current Checklist (Jeeves, 2011) it is listed as Native, locally frequent
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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