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Family: Ranunculaceae

Scientific name: Trollius europaeus L. subsp. europaeus

Description: It is a herbaceous perennial plant that can grow up to 20-40 cm and has garish yellow flowers with very long peduncles. It grows from June to August in mountain grasslands and forest clearings.

Distribution: It is a glacial relict with Arctic-Alpine distribution, present on the main massifs of Abruzzo.

Note: It is an endangered species, included in the “Lower Risk” category (LR) of the Regional Red List of the Italian Plants and according to the Abruzzo Regional law 11.9.1979 n. 45 it is a protected species.

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