Bulb ID Please

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  1. cowboy

    cowboy Active Member

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    I acquired a handful of small bulbs last fall from a garden excavation and would like to know what they are. It's probably very common but it's not something that I am familiar with. Thanks in advance.
     

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  2. joclyn

    joclyn Rising Contributor

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    although i'm not completely sure, i think it's a crocus.
     
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    Puschkinia scilloides; note the striped petals.
     
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    How about a Puschkinia libanotica? I decided to try some searching on my own.
     
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    Puschkinia scilloides and Puschkinia libanotica are often used as different names for the same species. Puschkinia scilloides var. libanotica would be the correct term, if the variety is actually known to be "libanotica".
     

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