Snowdrop

Galanthus nivalis
A small 6-8" plant of very early spring occuring in clumps of separate leaves and flower stalks. The 6-7" leaves are narrow and keeled. The solitary 1" nodding flower is on a stalk with a thin, partly adherent bract near the tip. There are 3 white, keeled and incurved sepals and 3 slightly notched petals, each with a green tip and a green stripe on the inner surface. Blooms February, March in damp woods, stream-banks.