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Snowdrops

Galanthus Nivalis

Description:

Droopy white bell-type flowers. Elongated green leaves that begin at base of plant, lays close to ground. Wikipedia- is the best-known and most widespread of the 20 species in its genus, Galanthus. Snowdrops are among the first bulbs to bloom in spring and can form impressive carpets of white in areas where they are native or have been naturalised.

Habitat:

Early spring bloom. Shady grass/tree area

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2 Comments

Nope, Lily of the Valley is different. White flowers as well but they grow from a long stem and the flowers look like little cup-like bells.

nightingale1703
nightingale1703 8 years ago

Also called lily of the valley

Bangor, Maine, USA

Spotted on Apr 4, 2013
Submitted on Jun 10, 2013

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