Narcissus papyraceus Ker Gawl.

Reference
Bot.Mag. 24,Tab.947 (1806)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Alien to Western Australia
Name Status
Current

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

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 28 June 1994

Distribution

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)

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.