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SNOWDROP Galanthus nivalis (Liliaceae) Height to 25cm<br />
Familiar spring perennial that grows in damp woodland. FLOWERS are 15-25cm long and nodding, the 3 outer segments pure white, the inner 3 white with a green patch; solitary and nodding (Jan-Mar). FRUITS are capsules. LEAVES are grey-green, narrow and all basal. STATUS-Possibly native in S Britain but widely naturalised.
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SNOWDROP Galanthus nivalis (Liliaceae) Height to 25cm
Familiar spring perennial that grows in damp woodland. FLOWERS are 15-25cm long and nodding, the 3 outer segments pure white, the inner 3 white with a green patch; solitary and nodding (Jan-Mar). FRUITS are capsules. LEAVES are grey-green, narrow and all basal. STATUS-Possibly native in S Britain but widely naturalised.

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Date: 10 Feb 2009
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Credit: LAURIE CAMPBELL/NPL
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