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Common Snowdrops

Galanthus nivalis

Description:

Among the first bulbs to bloom in spring, snowdrops have an erect, leafless scape with a solitary, bell-shaped white flower. The flower has six segments - the outer three are larger and more convex than the inner three. The inner segments are usually marked on their outer surface with a green U-shaped mark over the notch at the tip of each tepal. The inner surface has a faint green mark covering most of it. .

Habitat:

Growing along a stream in a deciduous forest.


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maplemoth662
maplemoth662 11 months ago

Photo No. 1: is a very beautiful, flower photo....

Connecticut, USA

Lat: 41.90, Long: -73.48

Spotted on Mar 31, 2018
Submitted on Apr 4, 2018

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