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autumn crocus

Colchicum autumnale

Description:

Also known as meadow saffron or naked lady. The name "naked lady" comes from the fact that the flowers emerge from the ground long after the leaves have died back.

Habitat:

Oak forest on carbonate rocks.

Notes:

http://botanical.com/botanical/mgmh/s/sa... http://homeoint.org/books/boericmm/c/col...

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Kristian Slavov
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Kristian Slavov

Vác, Közép-Magyarország, Hungary

Spotted on Sep 20, 2009
Submitted on Feb 15, 2011

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