Leucojum aestivum

Common Names: Summer snowflake, Loddon lily
Category: Plants
Sub-category: Amaryllidaceae family

A perennial herb up to 60 cm tall. It has bulbs up to 4 cm across. Leaves are long and narrow, up to 70 cm long. Flowers are nodding, up to 7 per umbel; tepals white with a yellow-green spot near the tip. They have a slight fragrance.

Commonly cultivated. Found in gardens or wet habitats including damp woodland, riversides and swamps. Flowers in late winter or very early spring, along with the daffodils.

Edible Notes: Poisonous.
Warnings: Poisonous.