Hyacinthoides non-scripta (L.) Chouard ex Rothm.

Feddes Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 53: 14 (1944) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Naturalised

Plants tufted, bulbous, to c. 30 cm high. Leaves linear to linear-lanceolate, 20–50 cm long, 7–15(–25) mm wide. Inflorescence 6–12-flowered, secund, apex drooping; pedicels 4–10 mm long. Flowers becoming pendant, scented; perianth cylindrical-campanulate, violet-blue, rarely pink or white; tepals oblong-lanceolate, 15–20 mm long, recurved at apex; stamens unequal, outer inserted near middle of perianth, inner near base; anthers cream coloured. Flowers spring.

*GipP, *HSF, *VAlp, *VVP. Native to western Europe, widely cultivated, occasionally escaping gardens in Victoria.

See note under H. hispanica.   

Created by: Andre Messina, 2014-10-07
Updated by: Andre Messina, 2017-05-08
Distribution map
life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Lilianae
order Asparagales
family Asparagaceae
Higher taxa


Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Hyacinthoides non-scripta in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Hyacinthoides non-scripta in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Victorian Volcanic Plain present naturalised
Gippsland Plain present naturalised
Highlands-Southern Fall present introduced
Victorian Alps present naturalised

State distribution

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South Australia
New South Wales
Australian Capital Territory