Wild Harris

Cowslip

Cowslip 2 LCampbell.jpgCowslip    (Photo: Laurie Campbell)

The bright, yellow flowers of the cowslip are a familiar sight. They look a bit like nodding bells.

The leaves are very similar to primrose leaves – in fact they are very closely related.

Cowslip 1 LCampbell.jpgCowslip    (Photo: Laurie Campbell)

Cowslips are sometimes used to make wine.

by Alison Tyler