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Hymenocallis choctawensis

Hymenocallis choctawensis Traub ex J.E. Laferriere

Choctaw Spiderlily, Florida Panhandle Spider-lily

Liliaceae (Lily family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Scape up to about 2 feet tall.
Leaf: Leaves up to about 30 inches long, arching upward.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun


USA: AK , FL , GA , MS

National Wetland Indicator Status

Status: OBL
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2019-10-21
Research By: CBR

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