Xerophyllum asphodeloides (L.) Nutt.

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Xerophyllum asphodeloides (L.) Nutt.

  • Description

    Species Description - Basal lvs to 4 dm, ca 2 mm wide; stem erect, 8–15 dm; cauline lvs filiform, progressively reduced, the lower 10–15 cm; raceme 5–6 cm thick, compact at first, elongating to as much as 3 dm; pedicels 3–4 cm, at maturity suberect; fls 1 cm wide; fr 5 mm; 2n=30. Pine-barrens from N.J. s. occasionally to N.C.; mt. woods from Va. to Tenn. and Ga. June.

  • Common Names