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Erythronium dens-canis

Dog's tooth violet

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Common name

Dog's tooth violet


Scientific name

Erythronium dens-canis L.


Conservation status and threats

NOT protected species in Bulgaria.


Description and identification

Herbaceous perennial plant to 0,2 m tall. Leaves are brown spotted, ovate to lanceolate and grow in pairs. Flowers with 6 petales, up to 4.5 cm long. Flowering season: February - May.


Distribution in Bulgaria

The species is distributed throughout the country. Between 0 and 1400 m a.s.l. (Delipavlov et al., 2003).



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