Scilla bifolia

Alpine Squill

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Common name

Alpine Squill.

Scientific name

Scilla bifolia L.

Conservation status and threats

NOT protected species in Bulgaria.

Description and identification

Alpine Squill is a beautiful and tender herbaceous perennial plant. The bulb to 3 cm across. In the spring from it grow two leaves and a flowering stem. The leaves are arranged in the base of the stem. The stem is 10 to 25 cm long. On top of the stem is located a loose inflorescence comprising 2 to 10 flowers. The flowers are composed of 6 blue, outspread, long 6 to 12 mm perianth petals. Sometimes the perianth petals are white. It flowering in spring - from February-March to April.

Alpine Squill differs from the other two species growing in Bulgaria in the following:

Translated by Dafinka Metodieva.

Distribution in Bulgaria

Throughout the country.

Scilla bifolia на български

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