Colchicum autumnale (Meadow Saffron)

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Colchicum Autumnale (Meadow)The cormus of this plant is large, ovate, and fleshy.  The leaves are dark-green, very smooth, obtuse, about a foot long, an inch and a half broad, keeled, produced in the spring along with the capsules.  Flowers several, bright-purple, with a white tube appearing in the autumn without the leaves.  Fruit a capsule, seeds whitish and polished.

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