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Siberian Squill, Wood Squill - Scilla siberica

A blue flower blooming early in spring. Prefers shady places within forests.

Common Names

  • Siberian Squill, Wood Squill (en)
  • Scilla siberica (es)
  • Scille de Sibérie (fr)
  • Sibirische Blaustern (de)

Taxonomy

  • Asparagales
  • Asparagaceae
  • Scilla siberica

Where & When to Spot

Blooms in spring, April or first day of March. Found in forests in different parks around Montreal.

How to Identify

One flower sitting on top of a stem. Leaves are thin and long raising from the floor along the stem.

Photos

Siberian Squill (Scilla siberica)

Siberian Squill (Scilla siberica)

Invasive species

Belvédère Outremont, Montreal - 2022-05-08

NIKON Z 6; 105mm f/2.8; Focal Length 105mm; Exposure 1/1250; Aperture f/11; Iso 2000;

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