Galanthus nivalis is a species of perennial herb in the family Amaryllidaceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are listed as near threatened by IUCN and in cites appendix ii. They have simple, broad leaves. Flowers are visited by Gonepteryx rhamni, drone fly, Vanessa atalanta, and Melangyna quadrimaculata. Individuals can grow to 0.14 m.
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