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A few Spring Squill flowers groing among the grass.
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Image details:  
Image Description: A few Spring Squill flowers groing among the grass.
Image notes: It grows in this situation almost only on Unst & Fetlar serpentine
Species in Image: Spring Squill
Area: Unst
Old Haa Image Reference Number: btc03675

General details:  
Common Name Spring Squill
Latin Name Scilla verna
Family Name Liliaceae

Native. Common on dry coastal areas. In Shetland edible bulbs, roots & corms were called 'Murricks'. As a result, in some districts Spring Squill were called 'murricks'.

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