What does autumn crocus mean?

autumn crocus meaning in General Dictionary

bulbous autumn-flowering natural herb with light, purple or lavender-and-white blossoms; native to western and central European countries

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Tofieldia, an arctic and alpine genus of small herbs with a slender scape springing from a tuft of narrow ensiform leaves and bearing a raceme of small green flowers; Narthecium (bog-asphodel), herbs with a habit similar to Tofieldia, but with larger golden-yellow flowers; and Colchicum, a genus with about 30 species including b the meadow saffron or autumn crocus (C. autumnale).

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