L., Sp. Pl. 290 (1753).
Synonymy: Not Applicable
Common name: Narcissus, polyanthus narcissus.
Plants usually 30-50 cm high; leaves 8-15 mm broad, linear.
Flowers 3-18 in an umbel, usually white with a white or yellow corona, 2-4 cm diam., scented, shorter than the tube; corona less than half as long as the perianth-segments.
Several forms and cultivars derived from this species are grown as garden ornamentals and it is probably the principal element in the various naturalised Narcissus populations in S.Aust.
S.Aust.: FR, EP, NL, MU, YP, SL, KI. Native to the Mediterranean region.
Flowering time: June — Aug.
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