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Narcissus papyraceus (paperwhite narcissus)

Synonyms: Chione papyracea; Hermione papyracea; Hermione papyratia; Narcissus linnaeanus subsp. papyraceus; Narcissus papyratius; Narcissus tazetta subsp. papyraceus; Narcissus tazetta var. papyraceus

Wikipedia Abstract

Narcissus papyraceus (from papyrus and aceus; meaning paper-like), one of a few species known as paperwhite, is a perennial bulbous plant native to the western Mediterranean region, from Greece to Portugal plus Morocco and Algeria. The species is considered naturalized in the Azores, Corsica, Texas, California and Louisiana. The white flowers are borne in bunches and are strongly fragrant.
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Infraspecies

Attributes

Allergen Potential [1]  Medium-Low
Lifespan [2]  Perennial
Structure [2]  Herb

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Isles of Scilly Complex 66350 England, United Kingdom    
Thursley, Ash, Pirbright and Chobham 12696 England, United Kingdom

Distribution

Medit.;

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1Derived from Allergy-Free Gardening OPALS™, Thomas Leo Ogren (2000) 2USDA Plants Database, U. S. Department of Agriculture
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