Dwarf pansy blooms on tiny Scilly island after 16-year absence

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Rare flower reappears on Tean after disappearing in the absence of human inhabitants

The tiny island of Tean was once home to a single resident, a modest chapel, diminutive grazed fields and a dwarf pansy smaller than the tip of a pencil.

All these things vanished from the 0.16 sq km Scilly island in the years after it was abandoned by humans seeking larger things.

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