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Narcissus pseudonarcissus (daffodil)

Synonyms: Ajax pseudonarcissus

Wikipedia Abstract

Narcissus pseudonarcissus (commonly known as wild daffodil or Lent lily) is a perennial flowering plant.This species has pale yellow flowers, with a darker central trumpet. The long, narrow leaves are slightly greyish green in colour and rise from the base of the stem. The plant grows from a bulb. The flowers produce seeds, which when germinated, take five to seven years to produce a flowering plant.
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Infraspecies

Attributes

Height [2]  18 inches (0.45 m)
Width [2]  3.9 inches (0.1 m)
Allergen Potential [1]  Medium-Low
Light Preference [3]  Mostly Sunny
Soil Acidity [3]  Moderate Acid
Soil Fertility [3]  Intermediate
Soil Moisture [3]  Moist
Flower Type [2]  Hermaphrodite
Hazards [2]  All parts of the plant are poisonous; An extract of the bulb, when applied to open wounds, has caused staggering, numbness of the whole nervous system and paralysis of the heart;
Lifespan [2]  Perennial
Pollinators [2]  Bees
Scent [2]  The flowers have the sweet woodland perfume of the primrose; This is not very discernable when only a few plants are grown, but is quite noticeable in a group of plants;
Structure [2]  Bulb
Usage [2]  A yellow to gold dye is obtained from the flowers;
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Allegheny Portage Railroad Nat'l Hist. Site National Historic Site III 1152 Pennsylvania, United States
Assateague Island National Seashore II 8621 Maryland, United States
Avon Gorge Woodlands 376 England, United Kingdom
Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area National Recreation Area V 120283 Kentucky, Tennessee, United States
Burnham Beeches 946 England, United Kingdom  
Cardigan Bay/ Bae Ceredigion 236876 Wales, United Kingdom
Carmarthen Bay and Estuaries/ Bae Caerfyrddin ac Aberoedd 163340 Wales, United Kingdom
Chickamauga & Chattanooga Nat'l Military Park National Military Park V 8248 Georgia, Tennessee, United States
Coweeta Hydrologic Laboratory LTER Site Long Term Ecological Research   North Carolina, United States
Ebernoe Common 581 England, United Kingdom
Exmoor Heaths 26455 England, United Kingdom
Firth of Tay & Eden Estuary 38085 Scotland, United Kingdom
Fort Donelson National Battlefield III 560 Tennessee, United States
Gebirgsbach Rur bei Monschau 225 Germany  
Gettysburg National Military Park V 3560 Pennsylvania, United States
Great Smoky Mountains National Park II 515454 North Carolina, Tennessee, United States
Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site III 861 Pennsylvania, United States
Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore II 8272 Indiana, United States
Isles of Scilly Complex 66350 England, United Kingdom    
Johnstown Flood National Memorial VI 175 Pennsylvania, United States
Kyllquellgebiet 200 Germany  
Lizard Point 34565 England, United Kingdom    
Lower Derwent Valley 2263 England, United Kingdom
Mammoth Cave Area Biosphere Reserve (Natn'l Park) National Park II 51235 Kentucky, United States
Niagara Escarpment Biosphere Reserve 470167 Ontario, Canada  
North Somerset and Mendip Bats 1387 England, United Kingdom
North York Moors 108930 England, United Kingdom
Oberlauf der Rur 2318 Germany  
Oconee National Forest Botanical Reserve 306 Georgia, United States  
Palava Protected Landscape Area V   Czech Republic  
Perlenbach-Fuhrtsbachtal 818 Germany  
Point Pelee National Park II 5764 Ontario, Canada
Richmond National Battlefield Park III 1517 Virginia, United States
Salisbury Plain 52975 England, United Kingdom
Sefton Coast 11278 England, United Kingdom
South Wight Maritime 49082 England, United Kingdom
Southern Appalachian Biosphere Reserve 37548505 North Carolina, Tennessee, United States  
The Broads 14554 England, United Kingdom  
The New Forest 72309 England, United Kingdom
Valley Forge National Historical Park VI 3509 Pennsylvania, United States
Y Fenai a Bae Conwy/ Menai Strait and Conwy Bay 65440 Wales, United Kingdom  

Predators

Hepialus lupulinus <Unverified Name>[4]
Myzus ascalonicus (Shallot aphid)[4]
Norellia spinipes[4]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Ditylenchus dipsaci (Bud and stem nematode)[5]
Puccinia schroeteri[6]

Distribution

W. Europe, widely introduced elsewere;

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1Derived from Allergy-Free Gardening OPALS™, Thomas Leo Ogren (2000) 2Plants For A Future licensed under a Creative Commons License 3ECOFACT 2a Technical Annex - Ellenberg’s indicator values for British Plants, M O Hill, J O Mountford, D B Roy & R G H Bunce (1999) 4Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants 5Species Interactions of Australia Database, Atlas of Living Australia, Version ala-csv-2012-11-19 6Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
Protected Areas provided by Biological Inventories of the World's Protected Areas in cooperation between the Information Center for the Environment at the University of California, Davis and numerous collaborators. GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility Natura 2000, UK data: © Crown copyright and database right [2010] All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100017955
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