The snowflakes are often likened to snowdrops, but similarity is really not very great. The hanging flowers have six petals (strictly tepals), each with a green or yellow mark near the tip. There are so-called spring and summer species, in reality flowering in late winter and spring. Other species, including some flowering in autumn, have been moved to the genus Acis.
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Leucojum vernum

Spring snowflake. Six-petalled white, hanging flowers with green or yellow tips.