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nutans meaning Nodding
Stearn, W.T. (1996). Dictionary of Plant Names for Gardeners. Cassell.

Geographical distribution

  • Asia-Temperate, Western Asia, Turkey
  • Europe, Eastern Europe, Ukraine
  • Europe, Southeastern Europe, Bulgaria
  • Europe, Southeastern Europe, Greece

Ornithogalum nutans L.

Genus: Ornithogalum
Species: nutans L.
Common names: Drooping Star of Bethlehem
Distribution summary: W Asia, E. & S.E. Europe
Habit: Perennial
Hardiness: H4 - Hardy; average winter
Habitat: Woodlands
Garden status: Not currently grown
Flowering months: April, May
Reason for growing: Other use, toxic

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