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Galanthus elwesii . Hook, f.
GREATER SNOWDROP
Galanthus caucasicus auct, non (Baker) Grossh; Galanthus nivalis subsp caucasicus auct, non Baker; Giant snowdrop

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Galanthus elwesii var elwesii
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Galanthus elwesii var elwesii

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Galanthus elwesii var elwesii
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Galanthus elwesii var elwesii

Galanthus elwesii var elwesii
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Galanthus elwesii var elwesii
Galanthus elwesii var elwesii
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Galanthus elwesii var elwesii

Galanthus elwesii var elwesii
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Galanthus elwesii var elwesii
Galanthus elwesii var elwesii
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Galanthus elwesii var elwesii

Galanthus elwesii var elwesii
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Galanthus elwesii var elwesii
Galanthus elwesii var monostictus
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Galanthus elwesii var elwesii
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Galanthus elwesii var elwesii
Galanthus elwesii var elwesii
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Galanthus elwesii var elwesii

Galanthus elwesii var elwesii
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Galanthus elwesii var elwesii
Galanthus elwesii var elwesii
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Galanthus elwesii var elwesii

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Galanthus elwesii Hook. f.
giant snowdrop

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General Information
Symbol: GAEL5
Group: Monocot
Family: Liliaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Forb/herb
Native Status : L48   I
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GAEL3 Galanthus elewesii Hook. f., database artifact giant snowdrop

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Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Liliopsida – Monocotyledons
Subclass Liliidae
Order Liliales
Family Liliaceae – Lily family
Genus Galanthus L. – snowdrop
Species Galanthus elwesii Hook. f. – giant snowdrop

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1. Galanthus elwesii Hooker f., Bot. Mag. 101: plate 6166. 1875.

Giant snowdrop

Plants to 9—15(—20) cm; bulbs 2—3 × 1.5—2 cm. Leaves: vernation convolute, remaining so within basal sheath; blade narrowly oblanceolate, 10—30 × 0.5—2.5(—3.5) cm. Spathe 3—5 cm. Flowers: outer tepals white, elliptic to broadly obovate or nearly orbiculate, 2—2.5 × 1—2 cm; inner tepals white with green blotch at base and apex, or with green stripe from base to apex, narrowly obovate, 10—12 × (4—)6—7 mm; anthers 4—6 mm; ovary 5—8 × 4—5 mm; style 8—10 mm; pedicel (1.5—)3—4 cm.

Flowering late winter--spring. Roadsides, open forests, abandoned gardens; 0--300 m; introduced; N.Y., Pa.; se Europe; sw Asia (Turkey); expected elsewhere.

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Galanthus elwesii
Galanthus elwesii
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Galanthus elwesii
Galanthus elwesii
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