White flowers are rare among the species that grow in the desert sands. The Pancratium sickenbergeri has white blossoms and a weak scent that is relatively unpleasant in comparison to the similar sea daffodil. It attracts both nocturnal and diurnal insects. The plant has narrow curly leaves that appear only after it blooms, so it is a harbinger of the rains.
Issue: September 2019
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