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Adoxa mochatellina Adoxa mochatellina

This plant is common but easily missed and I find it best to look for the three-lobed, light green leaves in February or March. It flowers in early spring preferring wet or dampish places often in the shade, so look for it by streams and in woods. It has four faces at right angles and and one facing upwards. Its other common name is rather dull: Moschatel.

Adoxa moschatellina is extremely common in most of England, Wales and Scotland except for the far north and north east but is almost totally absent from Ireland which, considering its love of gloomy wet places is quite surprising

Coed Cilygroeslwyd, Denbighshire, 16th April 2002

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