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Hispanic hyacinthoides
Hyacinthoides hispanica (Mill.) Rothm.

Overview

Appearance
Hyacinthoides hispanica is a perennial herb that can grow from 7.9 to 15.7 in. (20-40 cm) tall.
Foliage
Leaves are linear to lanceolate, strap-shaped, 7.9 to 19.7 in. (20-50 cm) x 0.4 to 1.4 in. (10-35 mm). Each plant usually has only 4 to 8 leaves.
Flowers
Each raceme has 6 to 8 flowers. Flowers are bell-shaped, erect in bud but hang when in bloom, not fragrant, tepals are spreading, blue to purple in color, oblong to lanceolate, 0.6 to 0.8 in. (1.5 to 2 cm).
Fruit
Plant can reproduce by bulb or by self-seeding. Bulbs are 0.04 to 0.08 in. (1-2 mm) in diameter.
Ecological Threat
Hyacinthoides hispanica can be found in woodland edges, and in other disturbed areas. It is native to Spain, Portugal and Northwest Africa.

Resources

Maps


EDDMapS Distribution - This map is incomplete and is based only on current site and county level reports made by experts, herbaria, and literature. For more information, visit www.eddmaps.org

EDDMapS Distribution

Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Subclass: Liliidae
Order: Liliales
Family: Liliaceae
Genus: Hyacinthoides

Other System Links

Plants: HYHI5
GRIN: 410566
ITIS: 507012

Categories

Category: Forbs/Herbs