Herb with cylindrical bulbs. Leaves 2-3, broadly linear-ovate, stalked, basal, shorter than inflorescence. Inflorescence 10-50 cm, stem solid, 2-3-angled, spathes 2, umbel loose. Flowers 6-20, 7-12 mm long, star-shaped; spring. Tepals white. Stamens shorter than tepals.
Europe and the Caucasus.
Grows best in partly shaded areas.
Updated by: Niels Klazenga, March 2018