Primula scotica, commonly known as Scottish primrose, is a species of flowering plant in the primrose family, Primulaceae. It is endemic to the north coast of Scotland, including Sutherland, Caithness and Orkney. It is most closely related to Primula scandinavica that occurs in Norway and north-west Sweden, and more distantly to the Arctic species Primula stricta. Primula scotica is easily distinguished from other British primulas by its bluish purple flowers. It flowers in May and often has a second flowering in July. In Orkney it is commonly seen on the sea cliffs at Yesnaby.
|The range of Primula scotica.|
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