wild crocus


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Noun1.wild crocus - short hairy perennial with early spring blue-violet or lilac flowerswild crocus - short hairy perennial with early spring blue-violet or lilac flowers; North America and Siberia
pasque flower, pasqueflower - any plant of the genus Pulsatilla; sometimes included in genus Anemone
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The first green grass of the year had started to push upward through the winter's leftover duff, and as Lori and I walked lazily along the edge of a meadow, I pointed out the first wild crocus of the season.
The earliest is a little wild crocus from Yugoslavia, Crocus tomasinianus, ranging from the palest lavender to buff-pink and reddish purple.