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naturalised population (Photo: Sheldon Navie)
habit (Photo: Sheldon Navie)
close-up of leaf bases (Photo: Sheldon Navie)
flower (Photo: Sheldon Navie)
flower from side-on, showing long flower tube (Photo: Sheldon Navie)
immature fruit (Photo: Sheldon Navie)
the very similar nonesuch daffodil (Narcissus x incomparabilis ), with shorter floral tubes (Photo: Sheldon Navie)
Narcissus pseudonarcissus L.
Narcissus jonquilla Nyman (misapplied)
Amaryllidaceae (New South Wales and Western Australia)Liliaceae (Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia)
buttercup, common daffodil, daffodil, King Alfred daffodil, lent lily, Tenby daffodil, trumpet narcissus, wild daffodil
Native to western Europe (i.e. the UK, Germany, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Italy, France, Portugal and Spain), the Madeira Islands and the Caucasus Mountains (i.e. Azerbaijan).
Naturalised in many parts of southern Australia (i.e. in the coastal districts of central New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, south-eastern South Australia and south-western Western Australia).
Also naturalised on Lord Howe Island and in many other parts of the world (e.g. eastern and western USA).
Daffodil (Narcissus pseudonarcissus) is regarded as an environmental weed in Victoria, and as a potential environmental weed or "sleeper weed" in other parts of southern Australia.
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