ST8115 : Snowdrops and graves stones at Manston Churchyard

taken 11 years ago, near to Manston, Dorset, Great Britain

Snowdrops and graves stones at Manston Churchyard
Snowdrops and graves stones at Manston Churchyard
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, 11 February, 2007   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 11 February, 2007
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Churchyard   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 817 150 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:56.0870N 2:15.7078W
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OSGB36: geotagged! ST 816 150
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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