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Grape Hyacinth
Muscari botryoides

Grape Hyacinth (Muscari botryoides) Other common names: Common Grape Hyacinth

Other scientific names: Hyacinthus botryoides

French names: Muscari botryde

Family: Asparagus Family (Asparagaceae), (Lily Family (Liliaceae), Hyacinth Family (Hyacinthaceae))

Flowers: Spring;  Blue/Violet;  6 parts (petals)

Leaves: Entire

Habitat: Fields and Open Areas

Books: Newcomb's Wildflower Guide: 332   

Native/Non-native: Non-native

Notes: Commonly found in gardens, Grape Hyacinth sometimes escapes into the wild.

Photographs: 38 photographs available, of which 5 are featured on this page. SCROLL DOWN FOR PHOTOGRAPHS.

Range Map is at the bottom of the page

Grape Hyacinth (Muscari botryoides) flowers

Grape Hyacinth flowers.

Grape Hyacinth (Muscari botryoides) flowers and leaves

It's easy to see where this plant gets its common name of Grape Hyacinth.

Grape Hyacinth (Muscari botryoides) flowers closeup

A closer view of the flowers.

Grape Hyacinth (Muscari botryoides) flowers

Grape Hyacinth (Muscari botryoides) plants

a nice group of Grape Hyacinth plants.

Range map for Grape Hyacinth (Muscari botryoides)

PLEASE NOTE: A coloured Province or State means this species occurs somewhere in that Province/State.
The entire Province/State is coloured, regardless of where in that Province/State it occurs.

(Range map provided courtesy of the USDA website and is displayed here in accordance with their Policies)