EARLY NANCY FACTS
Map is from The Atlas of Living Australia web site, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License
Wurmbea dioica is a herbaceous plant growing to 30 cm tall, with two or three narrow grassy linear leaves. The plant is bulbous. The attractive flowers are white with six petals, with a narrow purple band across each petal, which form a circle near the centre of the flower. Flowering is in winter and spring between July and October. It gets its name Early Nancy from its early flowering in winter. The reddish brown seeds are contained in capsules to 1 cm long.
0.15m - 0.30m
it is usually found in well drained position in grassland or woodland clearings
Wurmbea dioica is found in Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania.
|Common Name:||Early Nancy|