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Hymenocallis coronaria (Shoals spiderlily)
Cressler, Alan

Hymenocallis coronaria

Hymenocallis coronaria (J. Le Conte) Kunth

Shoals Spiderlily, Catawba Lily, Cahaba Lily

Liliaceae (Lily Family)


USDA Symbol: HYCO5

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: To about 4 feet in height when in flower.

Bloom Information

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



National Wetland Indicator Status

Status: OBL 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 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2023-04-11
Research By: Joseph A. Marcus

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