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The Primrose (Prima vulgaris) is a species of flower in the Primulaceae family.

This species is one of the most famous Spring flowers, often being th first flower in January, though usually starts flowering later. This species is often kept in gardens, which has risen for odd colour formations to occur, such as purple or red, though the wild ones are white, or yellow. The leaves are quite large and oblong shaped. Several species feed on the leaves, including the Lesser Yellow Underwing.

Primrose

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