These flowers (Galanthus nivalis) are usually the first to flower. They are mostly seen, cultivated in gardens. In Wijnegem (near Antwerp - Belgium) is one of the few important wild populations in Flanders left. During autumn and early winter there were massive forestworks at that place, so nearly all of them are destroyed. A few species could survive the tires of the bulldozers ... Hopefully they can spread again during next years ...
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