Galanthus elwesii Hook. f.
Common Name: GIANT SNOWDROP
Coefficient of Conservatism: *
Coefficient of Wetness: 5
Wetness Index: UPL
Physiognomy: Ad P-Forb

Galanthus elwesii A. A. Reznicek

Edges of forests, river banks; a native of Turkey, first collected in Ottawa Co. in 2015 by W. S. Martinus. 
A striking species, larger and with broader leaves than Galanthus nivalis. Also frequently cultivated for the very early spring bloom, and rarely escaped.

 

Locations

Ottawa County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 16, 2017. http://www.michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=2926.