Leucojum aestivum L.

  • Authority

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

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Leucojum aestivum L.

  • Description

    Species Description - Scape 2–4 dm; lvs 3–4 dm, ca 1 cm wide, obtuse; bract foliaceous, 3–5 cm; fls 2–8, on long drooping peduncles; perianth campanulate, ca 2 cm, the tep white, edged with green; 2n=22, 24. Native of Europe, locally established in our range as an escape from cult.

  • Common Names