One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- another term for auricula
- ‘Primula auricula, commonly known as bear's ear, was a great favourite with flower fanciers owing to the large number of trusses it produced.’
- ‘We need hardly tell Auricula-growers in what estimation the Bear's Ear was held in ancient times.’
- ‘The plant we now call auricula was the mountain cowslip or "bear's ears."’
- ‘All are flowers - such as bear's ears (Primula auricula) and foxglove (Digitalis purpurea) - that were known in 18th-century Sweden.’
- ‘On Jelenk by Idrija and on the north slopes of the Trnovo Forest, a location where the bear's ear and Carniolan primrose grow together, a hybrid named the "Idrija" Primula (Primula x venusta)is found.’
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