Galanthus nivalis Linnaeus 1753 (Family Amaryllidaceae)


Plant

Leaves

Flower

Fruit

Height: 15-25cm
Arbuscular Mycorrhizal
Perennial
Hermaphrodite, Flowering February - March (Earliest: 7.2)

Protective Chemicals
Alkaloids Epimacronine, Hamayne, Ismine, Lycorine, Tazettine, Ungeremine

Biotopes:
Meadows
Seed Dispersal:
Formicidae
Flower Visitors:
Andrena flavipes

Apis mellifera

Egle ciliata

Sepsis fulgens

Pollenia rudis

Sagittogethes ovatus

Ecological Flora of the British Isles


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