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Forbes' Glory-of-the-snow
Hyacinthaceae
Chionodoxa forbesii


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C. forbesii resembles C. siehei, which is regarded as part of the same species by some botanists.
For those who differentiate the two taxa, C. forbesii differs by having fewer, smaller upward-facing flowers, which are a deep blue, rather than violet-blue.



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Comment: Forbes' Glory-of-the-snow , Chionodoxa forbesii

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gardengeek
gardengeek
March 29, 2011
Thanks Thunder! You're awesome!

I didn't see this before. :)
Thunder
Thunder
June 18, 2010
This plant is called Glory -of-the-Snow

Chionodoxa forbesii (formerly Chionodoxa luciliae)
Check out this pic on this blog for comparison...
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