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|Family: Amaryllidaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Narcissus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Narcissus tazetta L.
Habit: Bulb 4--6 cm, 3--5 cm wide, coats pale to dark brown. Stem: 25--45 cm. Leaf: 4, 20--45 cm, flat, glaucous. Inflorescence: bract 4--6 cm, pale brown, papery. Flower: very fragrant; perianth 2--4 cm wide, tube 1.5--2 cm, gradually tapered to base, parts spreading to reflexed, linear-ovate to oblanceolate, acute, generally white to cream, crown 5--10 mm wide, crenate to ruffled, generally yellow.
Ecology: Disturbed places, former home sites; Elevation: < 600 m. Bioregional Distribution: SnFrB, SCo, n ChI, WTR, PR; Distribution Outside California: Iran, widely naturalized elsewhere. Flowering Time: Spring Note: Highly polymorphic, cultivated for centuries.
eFlora Treatment Author: Dale W. McNeal
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Narcissus pseudonarcissus
Next taxon: Pancratium
Citation for this treatment: Dale W. McNeal 2016. Narcissus tazetta, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=34404, accessed on October 28, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on October 28, 2016.