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Crocus, Nudiflorus

Crocus nudiflorus     Fr: Crocus nudiflorus

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This crocus is a low perennial, with deep purple to lilac-purple flowers, with a white to lilac throat.

Flowers. Sept-Oct

Flower. Although most crocuses bloom in the autumn, this one was photographed in February, on the Plateau de Caussols.

Leaves. The 3-4 green leaves are 2-4 mm wide, basal (like all crocuses), and appear long after flowering.

Habitat. Moist meadows.

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