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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Narcissus ×medioluteus   FAMILY Amaryllidaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Narcissus ×medioluteus [poeticus × tazetta]   FAMILY Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Narcissus ×medioluteus

SYNONYMOUS WITH Key to the Daffodils (Narcissus, Amaryllidaceae) of Alabama and adjacent states (Spaulding & Barger, 2014)
Narcissus ×medioluteus

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 044-01-003:
Narcissus tazetta × poeticus   FAMILY Amaryllidaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Two-flower Narcissus, Twin-sisters, Primrose-peerless


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image of Narcissus ×medioluteus, Two-flower Narcissus, Twin-sisters, Primrose-peerless

JK Marlow    jkm220419_7024

April    Pickens County    SC

Hypanthial tube (below tepals) parallel-sided (though sometimes suddenly expanded at its apex), per Weakley's Flora (2022).

image of Narcissus ×medioluteus, Two-flower Narcissus, Twin-sisters, Primrose-peerless

JK Marlow    jkm220419_7025

April    Pickens County    SC

Leaves flat, not grooved, 6-20mm wide; leaf surface often glaucous, per Key to the Daffodils (Narcissus, Amaryllidaceae) of Alabama and adjacent states (Spaulding & Barger, 2014).

image of Narcissus ×medioluteus, Two-flower Narcissus, Twin-sisters, Primrose-peerless

JK Marlow    jkm220419_7026

April    Pickens County    SC

Inflorescence usually with 2 flowers; corona much less than half as long as tepals, per Key to the Daffodils (Narcissus, Amaryllidaceae) of Alabama and adjacent states (Spaulding & Barger, 2014).

image of Narcissus ×medioluteus, Two-flower Narcissus, Twin-sisters, Primrose-peerless

JK Marlow    jkm220419_7027

April    Pickens County    SC

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Narcissus ×medioluteus   FAMILY Amaryllidaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Narcissus ×medioluteus [poeticus × tazetta]   FAMILY Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Narcissus ×medioluteus

SYNONYMOUS WITH Key to the Daffodils (Narcissus, Amaryllidaceae) of Alabama and adjacent states (Spaulding & Barger, 2014)
Narcissus ×medioluteus

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 044-01-003:
Narcissus tazetta × poeticus   FAMILY Amaryllidaceae

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

4504

Forb
Perennial

Non-native: Europe

Rare

Habitat: Cultivated as an ornamental, persistent and naturalized in lawns, roadsides, woodland borders, and disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal (plant scapose)

FLOWER:
Spring
Tepals cream or white; corona usually yellow
Bisexual
6 tepals
Corona shorter than perianth lobes
6 stamens
Inferior ovary

Inflorescence usually with 2 flowers (occasionally solitary, rarely in 3’s)

FRUIT:
Spring
Capsule

 

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