Bulbaceous, perennial, herb, to 0.3 m high. Fl. white, Oct to Nov. Sand. Disturbed sites.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest.
IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest, Southern Jarrah Forest.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Broomehill-Tambellup, Coorow, Kalamunda.
General Biology. Growth form. Geophyte. Life form. Bulb. Reproduction. Bulbils, seed. Dispersal. Water. Fire response. Generally survives fire. Fire appears to stimulate flowering.
Notes. Poisonous to horses and cattle if ingested.
Additional information. Origin. South Africa. History of use/introduction. Garden escape.
Legend: Y = Yes, regularly, O = Occasionally, U = Uncertain, referred by others but not confirmed.
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