TITLE

Fritillary

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Fritillary, the common name of a genus of about 80 species of plants of the lily family that grow in north temperate areas. Fritillaries bear nodding, bell-shaped flowers that are oddly marked in some species. The crown imperial, most widely cultivated, grows to four feet (1.2 m) tall and bears clusters of purplish, orange, or brickred flowers, often checkered in brown or purple.
ACCESSION #
37309424

 

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