Flower: bell shaped flowers on one side of stem with cream anthers.
Leaves: glossy narrow basal leaves.
Height: up to 50 cm.
Distribution: carpets deciduous woodland, found in grassland and along hedgerows.
Not to be confused with
Spanish bluebells or their hybrid. The leaves are wider, the anthers are blue, and flowers are arranged in a spiral around the stem. (Matthew Barnes/Alamy)