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Narcissus poeticus (poet's narcissus)

Synonyms: Autogenes angustifolius; Autogenes poeticus; Hermione angustifolia; Narcissus angustifolius; Narcissus poeticus var. angustifolius; Narcissus poeticus var. grandiflorus; Stephanophorum purpuraceum



Height [2]  12 inches (0.3 m)
Width [2]  3.9 inches (0.1 m)
Allergen Potential [1]  Medium-Low
Flower Type [2]  Hermaphrodite
Hazards [2]  All parts of the plant, and especially the bulb, are poisonous; The aroma of the flowers can cause some people to get a headache when they are in a closed room;
Lifespan [2]  Perennial
Pollinators [2]  Bees
Scent [2]  The flowers are powerfully scented;
Structure [2]  Bulb
Usage [2]  An essential oil is obtained from the flowers. 500kg of the flowers yields 1kg concrete, 300gr absolute of the essential oil;
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Algonquin Provincial Park IV 1868802 Ontario, Canada
Boschi del Ticino 50788 Italy  
Bosco Cupolicchio (Tricarico) 4280 Italy  
Bosco del Sasseto 151 Italy  
Bosco Fontana 583 Italy  
Cardigan Bay/ Bae Ceredigion 236876 Wales, United Kingdom
Chickamauga & Chattanooga Nat'l Military Park National Military Park V 8248 Georgia, Tennessee, United States
Comprensorio Bracciano-Martignano 48319 Italy  
Dee Estuary/ Aber Dyfrdwy 39057 England/Wales, United Kingdom
Fire Island National Seashore V 9433 New York, United States
Fort Donelson National Battlefield III 560 Tennessee, United States
Fundy National Park II 52716 New Brunswick, Canada
Great Smoky Mountains National Park II 515454 North Carolina, Tennessee, United States
Isles of Scilly Complex 66350 England, United Kingdom    
Lago di Vico Monte Venere e Monte Fogliano 5236 Italy  
Luberon Regional Nature Park V 406572 France  
Lyme Bay and Torbay 77215 England, United Kingdom
Mammoth Cave Area Biosphere Reserve (Natn'l Park) National Park II 51235 Kentucky, United States
Monte Capanne e promontorio dell'Enfola 16694 Italy  
Monte Cimino (versante nord) 2409 Italy  
Monte Labbro e alta valle dell'Albegna 15565 Italy  
Monte Rufeno 5780 Italy  
Monti Ausoni e Aurunci 154013 Italy  
Monti Lepini 115954 Italy  
Morecambe Bay Pavements 6449 England, United Kingdom
North Norfolk Coast 7926 England, United Kingdom  
Palava Protected Landscape Area V   Czech Republic  
Parco Regionale Orobie Valtellinesi 56377 Italy  
Pascoli montani e cespuglieti del Pratomagno 16687 Italy  
Point Pelee National Park II 5764 Ontario, Canada
Sefton Coast 11278 England, United Kingdom
Southern Appalachian Biosphere Reserve 37548505 North Carolina, Tennessee, United States  
Start Point to Plymouth Sound & Eddystone 84204 England, United Kingdom  
The Broads 14554 England, United Kingdom  
The Wash and North Norfolk Coast 266284 England, United Kingdom
Thursley, Ash, Pirbright and Chobham 12696 England, United Kingdom
Valley Forge National Historical Park VI 3509 Pennsylvania, United States


Xanthopastis timais (Spanish Moth)[3]


Parasitized by 
Coleosporium tussilaginis[4]


EC. & S. Europe to Ukraine;



Attributes / relations provided by
1Derived from Allergy-Free Gardening OPALS™, Thomas Leo Ogren (2000)
2Plants For A Future licensed under a Creative Commons License
3HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
4Jorrit 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.
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