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All information gathered first-hand, since 1995

Flowers. Feb-Apr

Flower. The flower has from 12 to 19 sepals, about 5 cm across. The color is from pale to dark purple, and can be faded to almost pure white.

Leaves. A rosette of 3-lobed divided leaves grows at the base of the plant, and a whorl of narrow bracts grows about half way up the stem.

Habitat. Fields, cultivated ground, vineyards and olive groves.