Nothoscordum gracile

Nothoscordum gracile

  • Nothoscordum gracile
  • Nothoscordum gracile
  • Flower name
    Nothoscordum gracile
  • Scientific name
    Nothoscordum gracile
  • Alias
  • 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.


  • Eye
    Asparagales
  • Family
    Amaryllidaceae
  • Genus
    Nothoscordum
  • Species
    N. gracile
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Scattered inflorescence/ umbrella shape
  • Petal shape
    6-petaled flower
  • Leaf type
    Linear
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeevergreen perennial wildflowe
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height40.0 ~ 60.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.5 ~ 1.5 cm

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