Sanicle - Sanicula europaea

    Description

    Short to medium hairless plant. Leaves are shiny green, palmately lobed with three to five wedge shaped toothed lobes, teeth ending in a short bristle. Flowers are pinkish or greenish white, borne in tight, uneven umbels, bracts are small and linear.

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    Habitat

    Deciduous woodland.

    When to see it

    Flowers May to August.

    Life History

    Perennial.

    UK Status

    Widespread, but often local, found in most of Britain except eastern England and the north of Scotland.

    VC55 Status

    Locally frequent in some parts of Leicestershire and Rutland, but absent in others. In the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire it was found in 79 of the 617 tetrads.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map