Globeflower
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Common Name: Globeflower
Family: Buttercup - Ranunculaceae
Genus: Trollius
Species: europaeus
Date Taken: 04/07/2013
Altitude: 1815m
Area: Valais
Walking Notes: Zwischbergen, Chatzhalte, Furggu, Obre Stafel, Wäxel, Hostet and Simplon Dorf
Location: Taken between Chatzhalte and Furggu near to Bifigjini
Flower Notes: 10-60cm tall; leaves divided, palmate; flowers yellow, 2.5-3.5cm across, virtually globular; with many petal-like tepals. Meadows, stream banks; intermittently humid, humous soils. 700-2400m. flowering time 6-7. Fairly common across Switzerland apart from the Bernese Oberland and the region south of the Lac de Neuchƒtel.