Fritillaria meleagris

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Fritillaria meleagris

toxic plant in the family Liliaceae; reputed to contain a poisonous alkaloid. Called also fritillary, snake's head.
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Combine Lenten roses, Dutch crocus, snakeshead fritillary, muscari, scilla and hyacynths along with trailing ivy to shine in sunshine and glow in the moonlight.
The snakeshead fritillary, Fritillaria meleagris, is a native of British lowland water meadows and will gradually naturalise in damp, grassy areas or beside ponds.