SU0231 : Snowdrops at Baverstock

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

Snowdrops at Baverstock
Snowdrops at 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)
Submitted
Wednesday, 14 February, 2007
Category
Flora   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 028 314 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:4.9526N 1:57.6757W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 027 314
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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