E-Flora BC: Electronic Atlas of the Flora of British Columbia

Galanthus nivalis L.
common snowdrop
Amaryllidaceae (Lily family)
(Previously in Liliaceae)

Introduction to Vascular Plants

© Jeanne Ross  Email the photographer   (Photo ID #58484)

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Popular early Spring bulb (Snowdrop) persists from soil dumpings and garden refuse and has been collected in grassy fields in Greater Vancouver (Straley 6389 @ UBC), but it is not believed to be established without further collecting.

Author: Frank Lomer, Honourary Research Associate, University of British Columbia Herbarium

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