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Spring snowflake

cclaude

Swarthmore, United States

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FEATURED in COVER SHOTS, in WILDFLOWERS OF THE WORLD, in BLOOMS, in WILDFLOWERS OF NORTH AMERICA and in COUNTRY GARDENS COME GROW WITH US
Spring snowflake – Leucojum vernum – Photographed in the gardens of Winterthur Museum in Delaware
pring Snowflake (Leucojum vernum) is a bulbous plant belonging to the Amaryllidaceae family, subfamily Amaryllidoideae.
The snowflakes are native to central and southern Europe, from the Pyrenées to Romania and western Russia, but they have been introduced and have naturalized in many other areas, including the east coast of North America. They have narrow, strap-like, dark green leaves. The flowers are small and bell-shaped, white with a green (or occasionally yellow) spot at the end of each tepal. They have a slight fragrance.
Leucojum vernum (Spring snowflake) normally grows 15-20 cm tall (6-8 in), though it may reach up to 35 cm (14 in). It flowers one or two weeks later than the snowdrops, i.e., from mid-February to March, as soon as the snow melts in its wild habitat.
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