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Spring Snowflake Flower
Amaryllidaceae
Leucojum vernum


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Flower Petal # 6
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Herb


Amaryllidaceae Family

Leucojum Genus

Location

This specimen was found in Utah.The spring and summer snoflakes are native to southern Europe, Romania and western Russia, but they have been naturalized in many other areas, including North America.


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General Information

These flowers are usually some of the first to bloom in spring, and can even bloom all winter long out of the snow.
The Spring Snowflake is a white monocot flower with tinges of green near the tips of the petals. There are six petals. The stem of the flower slowly unzips releasing a new bud every few days that opens up into a little hanging snowflake.
The Spring Snowflake can be confused with:
Lily of the Valley Herb Flower, White Snowdrop Flower, Acis.
Leucojum vernum - Spring Snowflake
Leucojum aestivum - Summer Snowflake
Galanthus nivalis - White Snowdrop Flower
Amaryllis family
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Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Amaryllidaceae
Genus: Galanthus
Leucojum



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Comment: Spring Snowflake Flower, Leucojum vernum

Page Posts: 2

gardengeek
gardengeek
April 23, 2009
White Snowdrop
artatom100
artatom100
April 21, 2009
Looks like a Lily of the Valley Herb, (Convallaria majalis)
Was believed to restore speech and memory (from the head-clearing effect of inhaling the snuff of he roots and flowers).

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