- Flower nameNothoscordum gracile
- Scientific nameNothoscordum gracile
- Place of originNorth America
- Place of floweringFields and footpaths
- Flowering seasonApril, May
What is Nothoscordum gracile
Nothoscordum gracile, Oleander leaf Nothoscordum , or Hatake nira (scientific name: Nothoscordum gracile) is an evergreen perennial grass native to North America, belonging to the family Amaryllidaceae. It is a naturalized wildflower and can be found spreading along roadsides and in fields. It is not a member of the leek family. The leaves are linear and soft. In spring, it produces 10 to 20 small white flowers in an inflorescence. The scales that form underground, about 1 cm in diameter, spill over and become a nuisance that cannot be completely removed.
Common name: Nothoscordum gracile, aka: Oleander leaf Nothoscordum, or Hatake nira. scientific name: Nothoscordum gracile, Life type: Evergreen perennial, Grass: 40-60 cm tall, Leaf shape: linear, Leaf length: 15-40 cm, Leaf width: 0.4-0.8 cm, Flowering season: April-May, Flower color: white, Corolla shape: 6-petaled, Flower diameter: 1.5 cm, Seed color: black.