Leopoldia comosa (L.) Parl., 1847
Syn.: Muscari comosum (L.) Mill., 1768
Common names: Grape hyacinth, Tassel hyacinth, Tufted hyacinth, Feather hyacinth [En], Muscari à toupet, Queue-de-poireau, Muscari chevelu [Fr], Kuifhyacint [Nl], Schopfige Traubenhyazinthe [De], Giacinto dal pennacchio, Muscaro selvatico, Cipolla di serpe [It], Jacinto comoso, Hierba del querer, Nazareno [Es], Αγριοκρίνος, Βολβός, Μούσκαρι το εύκομον, Σταφύλι του κούκου [Gr], Arap sümbülü [Tu]
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Description: Perennial bulbous plant. It has a tuft of bright blue to violet-blue sterile flowers above brownish-green fertile flowers, which open from dark blue buds. The flower stem is 20–60 cm tall; individual flowers are borne on long stalks, purple in the case of the sterile upper flowers. Mature fertile flowers are 5–10 mm long with stalks of this length or more and are bell-shaped, opening at the mouth, where there are paler lobes. The linear leaves are 5–15 mm wide, with a central channel.
Biology: It blooms from April to July.
Habitat: rocky ground and cultivated areas, such as cornfields and vineyards.
Distribution: South-east Europe to Turkey and Iran, but naturalized elsewhere.
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