Chionodoxa forbesii Baker
Chionodoxa luciliae auct. non Boiss.
|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||Asparagaceae||Agaves, asparagus, hyacinths, and others|
|Genus||Chionodoxa||New Latin, from Greek khiōn, “snow,” and doxa, “glory”|
|Species||forbesii||For Prof. Edward Forbes (1815-54), a naturalist from the Isle of Man|
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Chionodoxa forbesii description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 12 Oct 2018.
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May be a cultivar. · 4/14/2010 · Mt. Lebanon St., Pepperell, MA
≈ 14 × 9" (35 × 23 cm) ID is uncertain
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