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When is a snowdrop not a snowdrop? When it's a snowflake.

Buzzbee

By Buzzbee


When is a snowdrop not a snowdrop?  When it's a snowflake. (Leucojum vernum (Spring snowflake))

I went to see the snowdrops at Cambo in Fife recently and spotted one I thought was lovely - only reticence stopped me from calling my companions to say I had found a special snowdrop. I now know, it is actually Leucojum - all Snow drops have 3 outer petals and 3 inner, while the Snoflake has 6 outer - so you see, I am managing to learning the odd little thing on my course. Still beautiful though.



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What a beauty.....

12 Mar, 2010

 

Well well well....we live and learn........Its gorgeous Buzzbee

12 Mar, 2010

 

gorgeous

12 Mar, 2010



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