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Wild Daffodil

Narcissus pseudonarcissus

Plant Data

Order:
Asparagales
Family:
Alliaceae (Onion)
Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC
Flowers:
Yellow with a darker trumpet-like central corona, growing up to 4cm wide.
Fruit:
A capsule which splits open to reveal numerous black seeds.
Leaves:
All of the leaves emerge from the bulb which is situated beneath the surface of the ground. They are greyish-green, long and linear.
Maximum Size:
45cm tall.
Foraging Notes:
Daffodils rarely cause serious harm upon ingesting, however, they do contain toxins. If eaten you may experience dizziness, abdominal pain or an upset stomach, and in worst case scenarios, you may suffer convulsions.
Never consume a wild plant unless you are 100% certain that it is safe to eat and you know that you have identified it correctly.
Aroma:
Most Daffodils have some fragrance.
Other Names:
Common Daffodil, Downdilly, Easter Lily, Lent Lily, Narcissus, Tenby Daffodil, Trumpet Narcissus.
Habitats:
Gardens, grassland, parkland, woodland.