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Dogtooth Violets

Walking through the Christchurch Botanical Gardens on a visit to the hospital. October 2019 New Zealand.

 

Erythronium dens-canis, the dog's-tooth-violet or dogtooth violet, is a bulbous herbaceous perennial flowering plant in the family Liliaceae, growing to 25 cm. It is native to central and southern Europe from Portugal to Ukraine. It is the only naturally occurring species of Erythronium in Europe.

For More Info: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erythronium_dens-canis

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Taken on October 3, 2019