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Primula scotica

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Primula scotica
Scientific classification
Kinrick: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Ericales
Faimily: Primulaceae
Genus: Primula
Species: P. scotica
Binomial name
Primula scotica
The range of Primula scotica.[1]

Primula scotica, commonly kent as poudert beau, is a species o flouerin plant in the primrose faimily, Primulaceae. It is endemic tae the north coast o Scotland, includin Sutherland, Caithness an Orkney. It is maist closely relatit tae Primula scandinavica that occurs in Norawa an north-wast Swaden, an mair distantly tae the Arctic species Primula stricta.[2] Primula scotica is easily distinguished frae ither Breetish primulas bi its bluish purpie flouers. It flouers in Mey an eften haes a seicont flouerin in Julie. In Orkney it is commonly seen on the sea cliffs at Yesnaby.

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  1. Guggisberg, A.; Mansion, G.; Conti, E. (2009). "Disentangling Reticulate Evolution in an Arctic-Alpine Polyploid Complex". Systematic Biology. 58 (1): 55–73. doi:10.1093/sysbio/syp010. PMID 20525568.
  2. Bullard, E.R.; Shearer, H.D.H.; Day, J.D.; Crawford, R.M.M. (1987). "survival and flowering of Primula scotica Hook". Journal of Ecology. 75: 589–602.