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Hymenocallis franklinensis

Hymenocallis franklinensis G.Lom. Sm., L.C. Anderson & Flory

Cow Creek Spider-lily, Cow Creek Spiderlily, Franklin Spiderlily

Liliaceae (Lily family)


USDA Symbol: HYFR4

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Scape up to about 18 inches tall.
Leaf: Leaves up to about 20 inches long, nearly erect.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr



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


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

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