Hyacinthoides non-scripta (NL: Boshyacint, Wilde hyacint / EN: Bluebell, Common bluebell / DE: Atlantische Hasenglöckchen, Englisches Hasenglöckchen / FR: Jacinthe des bois, Jacinthe sauvage) is a bulbous perennial plant, found in Atlantic areas from north-western Spain to the British Isles, and also frequently used as a garden plant. H. non-scripta is particularly associated with ancient woodland where it may dominate the understorey to produce carpets of violet–blue flowers in "bluebell woods" (see image), but also occurs in more open habitats in western regions.
Image: Halle (BE) – 01/05/2012
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