Page author: David Giblin
Colchicum autumnale
autumn crocus

Distribution: Known from Pierce County in Washington; not reported for elsewhere in North America.

Habitat: Lowland grassy meadows, escaping or persisting from cultivation.

Flowers: July-September

Origin: Introduced from Europe

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Colchicum autumnale L.
Publication: Sp. Pl. 1: 341. 1753.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Colchicum autumnale in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Colchicum autumnale checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Colchicum autumnale atlas page.

CalPhotos: Colchicum autumnale photos.

USDA Plants: Colchicum autumnale information.

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