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Greater Celandine

A tall hedgerow flower not related to, and not looking like, the familar lesser celandine.



Common Name Greater Celandine
Scientific Name Chelidonium majus
Species Group Poppy Family Papaveraceae
Interest Level
Look for
Identification Notes
Primary Habitat
Family Poppy family - Papaveraceae
Status Occasional
Flower Colour Group Yellow
  • 04 - April
  • 05 - May
  • 06 - June
  • 07 - July
  • 08 - August
  • 09 - September
  • 10 - October
Preferred Environment
Look for Medium erest plant with four petaled yellow flowers
Additional Identification Notes
Similar Species

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Poppy Family Papaveraceae