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Cyclamen

Cyclamen purpurascens

Description:

This was the only one of this tiny (2cm) purple flower I saw on a six hour hike.

Habitat:

The reference site describes it perfectly: "C. purpurascens grows in deciduous or partly evergreen woods, generally overlying limestone. It also grows in shaded and semi-shaded places amongst rocks and tree-roots."

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3 Comments

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 6 years ago

Thanks Vinny and Ashley Rodeheaver for the help and Jellis for the ultimate ID!

Jellis
Jellis 6 years ago

looks like Cyclamen purpurascens
http://www.cyclamen.org/purp_set.html

Vinny
Vinny 6 years ago

I agree, definitely a Cyclamen sp.

Ava T-B
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Ava T-B

Spotted on Jul 22, 2015
Submitted on Nov 30, 2015

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