M. racemosa: bulbous, dwarf; leaves narrow-linear, thick -ish, channeled, recurved, longer than the scape; flowers in a close terminal raceme or head, nodding, small, dark blue, ovate, the uppermost paler and erect. - Starch Hyacinth. - Sandy fields. Fl. May.

(109) Hyacinthus. Hyacinth. H. non-scriptus: bulbous; leaves linear, shorter than the scapes; flowers in terminal nodding or one-sided racemes, drooping, each with a pair of bracts at its base. - Bluebell. - Woods and thickets. Fl. May.