Scientific nameIt is native to the Mediterranean region. but a common weed in parts of the United States, Australia, New Zealand, and Mexico, and it thrives in any area with a Mediterranean climate.
The parts of the bulb of this plant easily breaks off into small pieces as you pull it from the ground so the preferred method is to chemically treat the leaves. Place a piece of cardboard behind each leaf and paint it with herbicide (which one).
If not able to kill the plant with the chemical method, contain its spread by removing flower or seed heads before they disperse.
We are in need of this species! Can you help? Maybe you have this species at home, or perhaps you can collect seeds or cuttings (if applicable) from friends or from a public space. If so, why don't you help establish this species in areas where it is much needed!
Conservation status: Least Concern
This species was selected because it has various important characteristics.