Macro Monday: March 21

macro monday march 21

It is the first day of spring so this is a very appropriate little flower. Do you know what it is?




11 Comments on “Macro Monday: March 21”

  1. Luce
    March 21, 2016 at 7:17 am #

    Primula veris? The lovely cowslip.

    • thebikinggardener
      March 21, 2016 at 7:21 am #

      You got in first and you are soooo close that I want to say that you are right – but not quite. It is primula v——-

  2. derrickjknight
    March 21, 2016 at 7:34 am #

    We saw a swathe of vulgaris yesterday

  3. Luce
    March 21, 2016 at 7:44 am #

    Is it Oxlip? Primula vernis.

    • thebikinggardener
      March 21, 2016 at 7:47 am #

      It is difficult to see from just the centre of the flower but Derrick was just about there and it is not an oxlip or a clowslip….

  4. Luce
    March 21, 2016 at 8:00 am #

    I had to look in a book,which feels like cheating! Could it be P vulgaris subsp. sibthorpii?

    • thebikinggardener
      March 21, 2016 at 1:12 pm #

      Hello. subsp sibthorpii is a pale pink and, although you cannot see it really, this is just the ordinary yellow P. vulgaris – well done

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