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Spring Squill flowers in close-up
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Image details:  
Image Description: Spring Squill flowers in close-up
Image notes: This flower adds a blusih sheen to the turf on small holms
Species in Image: Spring Squill
Date: 1983
Old Haa Image Reference Number: btc03674

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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