|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae|
|Subkingdom||Tracheobionta||Vascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients|
|Division||Magnoliophyta||Flowering plants, also known as angiosperms|
|Class||Liliopsida||Monocots (plants with a single seed leaf); includes the lily family|
|Subclass||Liliidae||Includes lilies, orchids, and many others|
|Order||Asparagales||A diverse group that includes asparagus|
|Family||Iridaceae||Iris family—perennial plants that grow from bulbs—also includes crocuses, gladiolas, and the genus Moraea|
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Crocus description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 21 Apr 2012.
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Crocus (Crocus) · 4/10/2009 · Stan & Connie’s, Falmouth, ME
≈ 18 × 12" (44 × 29 cm)
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