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Leucocrinum montanum (Common starlily)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Leucocrinum montanum

Leucocrinum montanum Nutt. ex A. Gray

Common starlily, Starlily

Liliaceae (Lily Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: LEMO4

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

A low plant with several star-like, white flowers blooming in a basal rosette of narrow, grass-like leaves.

With its flowers nestled among the leaves, this distinctive little lily is unmistakable. This is the only species of its kind.

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Complexity: Simple
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Bloom Information

Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun

Distribution

USA: AZ , CA , CO , ID , MT , ND , NE , NM , NV , OR , SD , UT , WY
Native Distribution: Central Oregon to northern California; east to northern New Mexico, Colorado, and western portions of North and South Dakota.
Native Habitat: Among sagebrush and in open coniferous forests.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Leucocrinum montanum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Leucocrinum montanum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Leucocrinum montanum

Metadata

Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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