HP6414 : Autumn Crocus (Colchicum autumnale), Norwick

near to Norwick, Shetland Islands, Great Britain

Autumn Crocus (Colchicum autumnale), Norwick
Autumn Crocus (Colchicum autumnale), Norwick
Also known as Meadow Saffron, this species is native in Britain, but not in Shetland. In grows in a few places outside gardens on Unst, presumably as an outcast or garden relic. Here is it growing beneath sycamores in a small plantation which was formerly a kaleyard, and the method of arrival of the plant is unexplained.
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2012
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Saturday, 22 September, 2012   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 22 September, 2012
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Wild Animals, Plants and Mushrooms 
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OSGB36: geotagged! HP 6482 1471 [10m precision]
WGS84: 60:48.6010N 0:48.6289W
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OSGB36: geotagged! HP 6481 1472
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