Canon EOS 350D, 55mm, 1/350sec, F/5.6, ISO-400
Location: Oosterwolde, Netherlands, Europe
Date: March 23/2011
“Good morning little snowdrop, so full with love and hope for new beginnings.”
Galanthus (Snowdrop; Greek gála “milk”, ánthos “flower”) is a small genus of about 20 species of bulbous herbaceous plants in the Amaryllis family, subfamily Amaryllidoideae. Most flower in winter, before the vernal equinox (21 March in the Northern Hemisphere), but certain species flower in early spring and late autumn.