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Question: I am seeeing this plant pop up everwhere and would like to know what it is.. It is a bulb , has a tall stem like an amerillis it is light lilac in color it seems to pop up over night reminds me of a one legged flamingo at a distance

Answer: I think you are seeing autumn crocus (Colchicum). This is the right time for them to pop up in your region.

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