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Snake-head Fritillary

Very rare in the wild now and seen at only a couple of sites.



Common Name Snake-head Fritillary
Scientific Name Fritillaria meleagris
Species Group Asparagus Family Asparagaceae
Interest Level
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Identification Notes
Primary Habitat
Family Lily family - Liliaceae
Status Very rare
Flower Colour Group Purple
  • 04 - April
  • 05 - May
Preferred Environment
Look for Distinctive dangling purple bell-shaped flowers
Additional Identification Notes
Similar Species

The records for this species have been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail:

Notebook Distribution Map Sites List Some Charts Some Photographs Recent Records Guidance Notes

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Asparagus Family Asparagaceae