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The Butchart Chronicles : May 16, 2014

Photo: Fritillaria imperialis (Crown imperial)

Fritillaria imperialis (Crown imperial or Kaiser's crown) is a species of flowering plant of the genus Fritillaria, family Liliaceae, native to a wide stretch from Anatolia and Iraq across the plateau of Iran to Afghanistan, Pakistan and the Himalayan foothills.  It is generally deer-resistant.

Fritillaria imperialis (Crown imperial)