Our meadow is white this week. It looks a bit like a fine covering of snow. Without the cold.
What is that beautiful white flower covering the meadow? There may be some plants of the wild onion or wild garlic mixed in, but most of this is the false garlic, or crow poison. Nothoscordum bivalve.
You can eat wild onions and wild garlic, but false garlic is poisonous.
How to tell the difference? Dig one up and smell it. If it smells like onion, you've probably got wild onion. If it is odorless or smells a bit like dirt - false garlic.
False garlic is common in Texas, and most of the southeast. I dig it up in the garden areas. You have to make sure you dig up the entire bulb, or it will return.
I could never dig it all up from the meadow. Nor would I try. I enjoy the look of a false spring snow.