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Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia
Leucocrinum montanum Nutt. ex Gray
Common starlily, Starlily
USDA Symbol: LEMO4
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
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.
Bloom InformationBloom Time: Apr , May , Jun
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. USDA Native Status: L48(N)
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff