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Northington, David K.
Schoenocaulon texanum Scheele
Green Lily, Texas feathershank, Texas Sabadilla
USDA Symbol: SCTE2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Leaf Complexity: Simple Inflorescence: Raceme Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White , Green
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul
, TX Native Habitat:
Prairies and the edges of thickets in South Texas. Sand, limestone, caliche.
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Low
Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
Deer Resistant: No
PropagationPropagation Material: Seeds
Description: Collect seed in summer. Pretty good germination. Very slow-growing. Seed out in nursery beds.
Seed Collection: Collect seed in summer.
Seed Treatment: Pretty good germination. Very slow-growing.
Commercially Avail: yes
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Herbarium Specimen(s)NPSOT 0211
Collected Apr. 19, 1992 in Comal County by Mary Beth White
Wildflower Center Seed BankLBJWC-SS-2
Collected 2009-07-08 in Burnet County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff, LAL