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Cyclamen purpurascens

Genus: Cyclamen.

Species: Cyclamen purpurascens.

From Bjs June 2014.

Planted in small acer bed (under A. Garnet)
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 and occasionally on stabilised screes, at altitudes between 250 -1300m (820 - 4,260 ft) and flowers between June and September. It is particularly common in Beech (Fagus) woods, where it can be found growing in up to 30cm (12 inches) of leaf litter.

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