Overview

Distribution

Range Description

This plant is found in 522 localities in the south of France (Pyrennees, Rhone-Alpes and north of Cote d'Azur, Massif Central) (Association Tela Botanica 2000-2010, Commission of the European Communities 2009). The species is widespread in the Iberian Peninsula (Castroviejo et al. in prep.).
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
This species occurs in rocky grasslands, dry pastures, in mountainous areas. It grows in the following Habitats Directive listed habitats (Commission of the European Communities 2009):
  • 4090 Endemic oro-Mediterranean heaths with gorse
  • 6110 Rupicolous calcareous or basophilic grasslands of the Alysso-Sedion albi
  • 6170 Alpine and subalpine calcareous grasslands
  • 6220 Pseudo-steppe with grasses and annuals of the Thero-Brachypodietea

Systems
  • Terrestrial
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Conservation

Conservation Status

IUCN Red List Assessment


Red List Category
LC
Least Concern

Red List Criteria

Version
3.1

Year Assessed
2013

Assessor/s
Juillet, N.

Reviewer/s
Bilz, M. & Gigot, G.

Contributor/s

Justification
Narcissus assoanus ssp. praelongus is assessed as Least Concern due to its wide distribution and its large and stable populations. The existing threats are unlikely to cause the species’ populations to severely decline in the near future.
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Population

Population
This is a very common species.

Population Trend
Stable
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Threats

Major Threats

Main threats described for this species are abandonment of pastoral systems and quarries (Commission of the European Communities 2009). Urbanisation could become a threat in the future in the region Languedoc-Roussillon.

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Management

Conservation Actions

Conservation Actions
This species is listed on Annex V of the Habitats Directive under the synonym Narcissus juncifolius.
It occurs in several protected areas throughout its distribution.
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Wikipedia

Narcissus assoanus

Narcissus assoanus (common name rush-leaf jonquil) is a perennial bulbous plant native to Southwestern Europe. It grows to 15 cm (6 in) in height and has yellow flowers with a slightly lemony fragrance. Subspecies include N. assoanus subsp. assoanus and N. assoanus subsp. praelongus.

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