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Grape Hyacinth

Muscari pulchellum subsp. pulchellum


A small population of hypochromic Muscari pulchellum subsp. pulchellum. The taxon is endemic to southern Greece (Range-restricted).


Spotted near 'Diomedes Botanical garden', on rocky slopes and forest clearings.


The third photo shows the comparison with the usual blue type. The family has changed from Asparagaceae to Hyacinthaceae

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Maria dB
Maria dB 7 months ago

Very nice spotting, showing the area where it is growing and a close-up of the flower!

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 7 months ago

Thanks for sharing this beauty with interesting notes.

AshleyT 7 months ago

Your spotting has been nominated for the Spotting of the Week. The winner will be chosen by the Project Noah Rangers based on a combination of factors including: uniqueness of the shot, status of the organism (for example, rare or endangered), quality of the information provided in the habitat and description sections. There is a subjective element, of course; the spotting with the highest number of Ranger votes is chosen. Congratulations on being nominated!

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Spotted on Feb 16, 2020
Submitted on Feb 21, 2020

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