Conservation

This is about the survival of species in the wild in the face of land conversion.

Still on autumn flowers

November 27, 2009
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This is a paler and perhaps more usual form of N. x alleniae, with one of its parents N. miniatus at the bottom of the picture. In rushy/grassy habitat, near Arcos,  in S.…

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The little Narcissus that has no corona from southern sunny Spain (& N. Africa)

November 23, 2009
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Another little, 3-4inch high, autumn flowering species photographed in the wild. Some think it should be removed from the genus Narcissus – but it cross breeds with other Narcissi so…

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Autumn flowering N. viridiflorus in the wild, Roche, Spain

November 23, 2009
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Another autumn bloomer – sept. in spain

November 23, 2009
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More commonly found in north Africa – N. elegans in the wild in Spain. Not easy to grow in colded climes.

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Picos de Europa species

So Daffnet is quiet – here are a couple of pictures readily found in the  Picos de Europa in Northern Spain

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Pachybulbos,

All references to the N. pachybolbus brought to England in the years following 1875 (Burbridge &  Baker, p. xv and Curtis) indicate that the  bulbs came from Algeria.  According to…

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