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Gagea lutea

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Authors: L.  

Botanical Description

Stems 10-20cm high, glabrous. Basal leaves solitary, longer than stems, 5-11mm wide. Stem leaves two, shorter, ciliate. Flowers up to ten in umbel-like heads, yellow, green in bud, to 2.5cm or more in diameter. Much of Europe, Siberia and Japan, in forest and scrub.