Narcissus papyraceus Ker Gawl.
Bot.Mag. 24,Tab.947 (1806)

Conservation Code: Not threatened
Naturalised Status: Alien to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Tuesday 28 June 1994

Bulbaceous, perennial, herb, to 0.35 m high. Fl. white, Jun to Jul. Peaty or calcareous sand, loam, winter-wet.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain.

IBRA Subregions: Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Cockburn, Harvey, Moora, Mundaring, Perth, Waroona.

Management Notes (for the Swan NRM Region)
Kate Brown and Karen Bettink, Monday 26 August 2019

General Biology. Growth form. Geophyte. Life form. Perennial bulb. Reproduction. Offsets, seed. Dispersal. Soil, water. Fire response. Generally survives fire.

Additional information. Origin. Mediterranean. History of use/introduction. Garden escape.

Management Calendar

Calendar Type Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Comments
Dormant Y Y Y                 Y  
Active Growth       Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y    
Flowering           Y Y Y Y        
Fruiting             Y Y Y Y      
Optimum Treatment           Y Y            

Legend: Y = Yes, regularly, O = Occasionally, U = Uncertain, referred by others but not confirmed.

 

References

  • Brown, K. & Brooks, K. (2002) Bushland Weeds: A Practical Guide to their Management. Environmental Weeds Action Network, Greenwood.
  • Hussey, B.M.J., Keighery, G.J., Dodd, J., Lloyd, S.G. & Cousens, R.D. (2007) Western Weeds. A guide to the weeds of Western Australia. 2nd Edition. The Plant Protection Society of Western Australia, Victoria Park.
  • Moore, C.B. & Moore, J.H. (2002) Herbiguide, the pesticide expert on a disk. Herbiguide, PO Box 44 Albany, Western Australia, 6330.

Project information and acknowledgements