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Spring Squill growing between some stones
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Image details:  
Image Description: Spring Squill growing between some stones
Image notes: ""Sweet smelling garlic, very luxuriant"" - 1774 G.Low
Species in Image: Spring Squill
Date: 1983
Old Haa Image Reference Number: btc03676

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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