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Primula veris

Cowslip (Primula veris) Family: Primrose Family (Primulaceae)

Flowers: Spring;  Yellow

Habitat: Forests

Grows in Sun/Shade: Sun

Native/Non-native: Non-native; A garden escapee.

Photographs: 89 photographs available, of which 8 are featured on this page. SCROLL DOWN FOR PHOTOGRAPHS.

Range Map is at the bottom of the page

Cowslip (Primula veris)

Cowslip has pertty yellow flowers. Unfortunately, it can be somewhat invasive in open forest areas.

Cowslip (Primula veris)

Closeup of a Cowslip flower.

Cowslip (Primula veris)

Cowslip (Primula veris)

Cowslip (Primula veris)

Cowslip (Primula veris)

Dried out flowers in September.

Cowslip (Primula veris) Seeds

Cowslip seeds.

Cowslip (Primula veris)

Cowslip has a fuzzy stem.

Range map for Cowslip (Primula veris)

PLEASE NOTE: A coloured Province or State means this species occurs somewhere in that Province/State.
The entire Province/State is coloured, regardless of where in that Province/State it occurs.

(Range map provided courtesy of the USDA website and is displayed here in accordance with their Policies)