Family: Colchicaceae. It was formerly classified in the lily family (Liliaceae).
It is common and widespread.
Milkmaids can regenerate prolifically after fire.
Name. Burchardia: after Johann Burckhard, 1784-1817 and J. Heinrich Burckhard,1676-1834 a German doctor; umbellata: from "umbel" a flower arrangement where the flowers are on short, more or less equal stalks that radiate from the top of the main stalk.
Photos 1: Moonambel Cemtery. Milkmaids is a common grassland plant. 2: Kaweka. 3: Hepburn. 4: Porcupine Ridge. Three examples of a forest plant.