Autumn Crocus


Autumn Crocus, Meadow Saffron (Colchicum Autumnale)

is not a crocus at all but belongs to a completely different plant family.  Nor does it produce saffron.  Native to Great Britain and Ireland and naturalized over a large area of Europe and New Zealand also.





Autumn Crocus growing at Winterthur, Delaware in late October 2017






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