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The Summer Snowflake (Leucojum aestivum) is a flowering perennial bulbous plant in the Amaryliidaceae family of lilies. It is also known as the Loddon Lily.

It is native to most of Europe.

The Summer Snowflake grows to 35-60 centimetres (14-24 inches) tall. 

Its stem is hollow and the flowers are 3-5 pendant umbrels. The flowers are 3-4 centimetres in diameter with 6 white tepals that have a greenish mark just below the tip. It has small black seeds.

It blooms in late spring.

Photographed in the Botanical Garden, Paris, April 2021.






Photographer: Martina Nicolls

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