Vascular Plants of North Carolina
Account for Commom Daffodil - Narcissus pseudonarcissus   L.
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DistributionMostly Mountains to inner Coastal Plain; scarce in outer Coastal Plain.

Native of Europe; in N.A. from southern Canada south to GA, TX, OR.
AbundanceUncommon to infrequent, except apparently rare in outer Coastal Plain.
HabitatRoadsides, old homesites, campuses, city/town parks, open woods, fields, near streams, empty lots, powerline.
PhenologyFlowering and fruiting February-April.
IdentificationCommon Daffodil is a familiar garden plant. It has solitary, large, all-yellow flowers. Most noticeable is the large, trumpet-like corona in the center of the flower -- 1-2 inches long. N. jonquilla has smaller flowers, more than one per stem, and a small/short corona. Horticultural hybrids may also be encountered -- see Weakley's key.
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