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Botanical Description

Neat erect habit, at least when young, to 20cm tall. Leaves to 1cm long, lanceolate, green, sometimes shed leaving more or less spiky branches. Flowers solitary, about 1.5cm wide, yellow with a crescent-shaped orange spot near the base of each petal. Maritime Alps. Hardy.