WHITE CROCUS FLOWERS GROUP
A profusion of lovely fresh white spring crocus flowers makes an eye-catching group on a grass background. This welcome annual floral display shows that spring has arrived. Crocuses are perennials, part of the iris family growing from corms. These vibrant springtime examples have distinctive yellow stamens and pale stripes on the white petals. Their green, grass-like leaves have a central white stripe. This bunch, photographed from above, were naturalised in a lawn in a garden on the North Devon and Cornwall border, SW England, UK.
The scientific classification for crocuses are as follows: Kingdom: Plantae, Clade: Tracheophytes, Clade: Angiosperms, Clade: Monocots, Order: Asparagales, Family: Iridaceae, Subfamily: Crocoideae, Tribe: Croceae.
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