SU0231 : Gravestones and Snowdrops at St Editha, Baverstock

taken 11 years ago, near to Baverstock, Wiltshire, Great Britain

Gravestones and Snowdrops at St Editha, Baverstock
Gravestones and Snowdrops at St Editha, Baverstock
In sheltered places in south-west England the snowdrop begins to flower at Christmas, and in other parts it is welcomed as one of the first signs of spring, flowering from January to March.
The drooping, bell-shaped flowers have six segments - three white ones outside the flower and three tipped with a bright spot inside it.
It is doubtful whether the snowdrop (Galanthus nivalis) is a native of Britain. It was probably introduced in medieval times from central Europe and it is rare in Ireland.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 4 February, 2007   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 4 February, 2007
Category
Churchyard   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 029 315 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:5.0065N 1:57.5985W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 028 314
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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