Bulbaceous, perennial, herb, 0.15-0.6 m high. Fl. white, Oct to Dec or Jan. Sand, sandy clay.
Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Coolgardie, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Mallee, Swan Coastal Plain.
IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Geraldton Hills, Mardabilla, Perth, Southern Jarrah Forest, Western Mallee.
IMCRA Regions: WA South Coast.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Boyup Brook, Bunbury, Dardanup, Dundas, Gosnells, Katanning, Kulin, Moora, Northampton, Perth, Plantagenet, South Perth, Waroona.
General Biology. Growth form. Geophyte. Life form. Bulb. Reproduction. Bulbils, bulb offsets, seed. Dispersal. Soil, water. Time to first flowering. 3 years. Fire response. Generally survives fire.
Notes. Leaves tend to die down before flowering. Bulbils easily dislodge from the parent bulb when plants are manually removed.
Additional information. Origin. South America. History of use/introduction. Garden escape.
Legend: Y = Yes, regularly, O = Occasionally, U = Uncertain, referred by others but not confirmed.
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