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Plant id please

This is a wild folower in Scotland. Growing wild amonst the grass. Any ideas?

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  • berardeberarde Posts: 145
    I don't know , but it does have only 4 petals, which is unusual so you might be able to narrow it down significantly using some plant identifier.  
  • It looks like Cuckoo Flower, Cardamine pratensis.
  • It looks like Cuckoo Flower, Cardamine pratensis.
    Thanks. I think your right, looking a pictures of Cookoo Flower. I really appreciate your help.
  • LynLyn Posts: 23,190
    We call it Ladies Tresses, I wonder where all these regional names came from. Every area call it something different.
    Gardening on the wild, windy west side of Dartmoor. 

  • Loraine3Loraine3 Posts: 579
    I've always known it as 'Milkmaids'.
  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Posts: 87,904
    Loraine3 said:
    I've always known it as 'Milkmaids'.
    Same here 😊 

    Gardening in Central Norfolk on improved gritty moraine over chalk ... free-draining.





  • LynLyn Posts: 23,190
    It’s it’s just come to me, we call it Ladies Smock. Not Tresses.
    Gardening on the wild, windy west side of Dartmoor. 

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