Snowdrops at Easton by Elizabeth Dack 1/7
Snowdrops and Acconite by Linda Smith 2/7
Snowdrops at Dunston Common by Elizabeth Dack 3/7
Snowdrops at Strumpshaw Fen by Elizabeth Dack 4/7
Snowdrops at Spixworth Park by Neville Yardy 5/7
Snowdrops at Lynford Arboretum by Elizabeth Dack 6/7
Snowdrops at Great Ellingham by Sarah Pocock 7/7

Snowdrop Galanthus nivalis

In the cold depths of winter the snowdrop offers hope of a new season approaching as the flowers emerge through frost and snow in woodlands, verges and our gardens.

Conservation status

The snowdrop is found throughout Norfolk. It is not native to Britain being first recorded as a garden plant in 1597, with the first wild record logged by 1778.

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Did you know? The scientific name for the snowdrop comes from the Greek words ‘gala’ and ‘anthos’ meaning milk flower.

People who collect snowdrops are known as galanthophiles.

There are 75 different varieties and species of snowdrop.
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