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infestation (Photo: Trevor James)
habit (Photo: Trevor James)
habit (Photo: Rob and Fiona Richardson)
elongated leaves (Photo: Trevor James)
stems and flowers from side-on (Photo: Trevor James)
flower (Photo: Sheldon Navie)
close-up of flower (Photo: Trevor James)
Ipheion uniflorum (Lindl.) Raf.
Ipheion uniflorum (Graham) Raf.Milla uniflora GrahamTriteleia uniflora Lindl.Tristagma uniflorum (Graham) Traub
Alliaceae (Queensland, New South Wales, the ACT and Western Australia)Liliaceae (Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia)
spring star flower, spring star-flower, spring starflower, springstar, star flower
Native to southern South America (i.e. Argentina and Uruguay).
Widely naturalised in southern Australia (i.e. in Victoria, south-eastern South Australia, some parts of eastern New South Wales and south-western Western Australia).
This garden escape is regarded as an emerging environmental weed in Victoria and Western Australia. Spring star-flower (Ipheion uniflorum) is present in the Perth, Busselton and Kojonup areas in south-western Western, and is also naturalised in the Sydney, Dubbo, Mudgee and Nyngan districts in New South Wales. It has also been recorded in conservation areas in south-eastern South Australia (e.g. Innes National Park and Kyeema Conservation Park).
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