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Bird's-eye Primrose (Primula laurentiana) discovered by Randy Skinner (#225)

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Sighting Info

Observed: May 29, 2010 @ 10:00 AM
Posted on: May 29, 2010 @ 10:32 AM (diff: 0 days)
Comments:
Another species, this time at the end of the OBIEC trail in Bottle Cove. Area is very flat and exposed, with only grasses, sedges and hardy plants able to withstand the windy, salty conditions. Plant approximately 3 cm long.

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By Randy Skinner on 5/29/2010 10:35:32 AM

Actually, this is a mistaken post. The first 3 photos are for the actual posting, located in Island Cove, about 200 meters from this recording. The first 3 photos is that of a primrose (possibly bird's eye primrose. Family: Primulaceae Species: Possibly Primula laurentiana The observation comments made for this sighting (the first observation sigthing at the top) are for the 4th photo.

By Marnhull on 5/29/2010 1:06:42 PM

It certainly looks like the Bird's-Eye Primrose ('Primula laurentiana')in 'A Travellers' Guide to Wild Flowers of Newfoundland, Canada' by Bill and June Titford (Bill was killed in a car crash 5-10 years ago). Their photos were taken at The Arches and Watt's Point Calcareous Barrens (in early June) before 1995. I can't find your violet in their book.

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