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sea onion seed pods

Drimia maritima

Description:

Sea squill is a bulb which sends up a tall stalk topped by an inflorescence of small white flowers, followed by a rosette of large dull green leaves, that last until the following summer. The bulb can get quite large, reaching over five pounds in weight.

Habitat:

This squill is native to coastal regions of the Mediterranean in sandy soil, but it is widely cultivated.


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Calpe/Calp, Comunitat Valenciana, Spain

Lat: 38.65, Long: 0.07

Spotted on Nov 19, 2012
Submitted on Nov 19, 2012

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