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Squill


Scientific Name     

Scilla siehei    Stapf.  Speta.

Family Name

Liliaceae   (Lily family)

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habitat

form

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Characteristics: 

Habitat: 

mesic

Plant Height: 

to 15 cm; erect aerial stem, angled; roots fibrous

Flower Color: 

purple

Flower: 

incomplete; perfect; single whorl of 6 tepals; 6 stamens; superior ovary, 3-angled, 3 locules; ovules many

Inflorescence: 

loose raceme terminating stem

Fruit: 

capsule

Leaves: 

basal; entire; linear to narrowly oblong; usually 2-3 per plant

Bloom Time: 

March-April

Origins: 

non-native

Other: 

escaped cultivation