In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The P. veris of Linnaeus's time is still to this day known as the cowslip.
- We received data on places around the UK where cowslips, primroses and false oxlips are growing.
- Primula florindae, the Himalayan cowslip, was the next in the sequence to flower, starting in late June and finishing at the end of July.
- We rounded the corner and there, in the sunlight, was a vision of massed giant Tibetan cowslips, a beautiful saffron.
- In spring, the pale, delicate yellows of stiff cowslips are succeeded by the stronger chromes of sprawling birdsfoot trefoil and buttercup.
- The land was quiet and pleasant, with teasels, cowslips, bluebells, and dark soil ridged for spuds or glowing with oil seed rape.
- Banks of primroses, drifts of bluebells and clusters of cowslips are now found only in secret, out-of-the-way places.
- And there's another fine view of the village from above if you walk up the hillside nearby and sit among the cowslips.
- Primrose, cowslip, lady's mantle, bugle, thrift, clustered bellflower are widely available in garden centres, but are all natives.
- The two acre garden is fresh with scent and the colours of cowslips and foxgloves.
- If you're lucky you might just see some cowslips and the last of the snow drops.
- Primroses, cowslips and swallows are everywhere and the softening in the weather is a sure sign that brighter and warmer days are near.
- Then I noticed a small clump of cowslips growing wild at the foot of a tree by the lake.
- I know a bank whereon the wild thyme blows, where oxlips and the nodding cowslip grow.
- The crocus, the cowslip and its near relation, the primrose and the other early wild flowers will soon follow.
- In the damp fields surrounding the streams I found cowslip, self heal and mayflower.
- Mr Slaney said cowslips and primroses have flourished and a pond has developed naturally and become a haven for wildlife.
- There are flowers running the gamut from native wildflowers such as the cowslip to exotic foreigners.
- One section of the garden is devoted to wildflowers, bluebells nodding gently in the breeze, surrounded by cowslips and violets.
- Every year the fields and banks near Down House are dotted with cowslips and primroses, all members of the genus Primula.
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