harbinger of spring

Erigenia bulbosa

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Erigenia bulbosa, also known as harbinger of spring or pepper and salt, is a perennial plant in the carrot family (Apiaceae). E. bulbosa is the only species in the genus Erigenia (Nutt.). This plant is known as harbinger of spring because it is one of the earliest blooming native wildflowers of rich forests in the mid-latitude United States. It is found as far north as central New York and southern Wisconsin, west to the western Ozarks,...

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  1. (c) Fritz Flohr Reynolds, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://www.flickr.com/photos/fritzflohrreynolds/8547671710/
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