Muscari botryoides (L.) Mill.

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

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  • Scientific Name

    Muscari botryoides (L.) Mill.

  • Description

    Species Description - Lvs flat, narrowly linear-oblanceolate, to 2.5 dm, 3–8(–10) mm wide, scapes 1–2 dm at anthesis, to 4 dm in fr; raceme ovoid-cylindric and 2–4 cm at anthesis, elongating in fr; fls all blue, all fertile except a few at the tip, nodding, exceeding their slender pedicels; perianth globular-urceolate, 4–5 mm; 2n=18, 36. Native of Europe, escaped from cult. into waste places nearly throughout our range. Apr., May.

  • Common Names