Early Nancy

Family: Colchicaceae
Genus: Wurmbea
Species: dioica
Main Flower Colour: Pink


Small plant with strap type leaves growing in a crack in rocks. The flower has six petals and is approximately 30 > 40 mm across.

Widespread and common in a range of habitats throughout southem parts of the State within the 250 mm isohyet; in forest, woodland, grassland, rock outcrops, mallee and mallee-heath.

Flowering start in June and ends in November.


The main flower colour is pink.


http://plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/NSWfl.pl?page=nswfl&lvl=sp&name=Wurmbea~dioicaCreated: 26 Jun 2014 - Lindsay H
Updated: 03 Oct 2014 - Member - John and Val

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Bio Regions

Flinders Lofty Block (FLB)

Region Specifics

Found in a rocky gorge in the Flinders Rangers SA

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