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Tiny bulbs, please help ID

Posted by simcan z5b/Toronto (My Page) on
Mon, Apr 25, 11 at 9:34

Hello, all. I have a patch in my garden that is literally a sea of thin, upright grass-like leaves, about 3 or 4 inches high. Almost crocus-like foliage, but shorter and thinner. These will disappear later this Spring and appear again next Spring. The patch is about nine feet by four feet. Each of these starts from tiny bulbs, about the size of a pea. There must be They do not flower. I am inclined to simply get rid of them but if they are something good, and are just overcrowded, or underfed, or something, that might be worth saving. Any ideas?


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RE: Tiny bulbs, please help ID

My guess is that they are likely the horrid Star of Bethlehem bulbs...Ornithogalum Umbellatum.

Please trust me when I say that it is not something that you want to keep. Please see the thread Identify Please for more discussion, and my warning and mild rant, and pics.


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