Flora of Northern Ireland
  • Leucojum aestivum L. - Summer Snowflake - Liliaceae
Leucojum aestivum
© Paul Hackney
Leucojum aestivum
© Paul Hackney
Leucojum aestivum
(Map updated: March 2008)
 

This handsome plant resembles a huge snowdrop but flowers in April (not the summer, despite its common name!).

It grows in very wet swampy woodland around Lough Neagh where it may be native.

All names: Leucojum aestivum L.; Leucojum pulchellum L.