Plants of USA and Canada

Scientific or common name:

Galanthus elwesii Hook. f.

LILIACEAE Family selection - Lily family (Angiosperms - Flowering plants)

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Name: Galanthus elwesii Hook. f. Taxon selection
Nomencl. ref.: Bot. Mag. 101: t. 6166 (1875)
Rank: species

Common names

US name U.S. name: Giant snowdrop
en English name: giant snowdrop
English name: greater snowdrop
Italian name: Bucaneve di Elwes
German name: grossblütiges Schneeglöckchen

Grown habit: Forb/herb
Duration: Perennial

= Galanthus elewesii Hook. f.

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Distribution in USA and Canada (*)

Distributional map for Galanthus elwesii Hook. f.
Map for Galanthus elwesii Hook. f.
(*) USDA, NRCS. 2009. The PLANTS Database (, 28 August 2009). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA


Kingdom: Plantae
Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
Superdivision: Spermatophyta
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Subclass: Liliidae
Order: Liliales
Family: Liliaceae

Genus: Galanthus

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