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Hymenocallis godfreyi

Hymenocallis godfreyi G. Lom. Sm. & M. Darst

Godfrey's Spiderlily, Godfrey’s Spider-lily, St. Mark’s Marsh Spider-lily

Liliaceae (Lily family)


USDA Symbol: HYGO2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Scape up to about 1 foot tall.
Leaf: Leaves up to about 16 inches long, nearly erect.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr


Native Distribution: Known in North America only in Florida, where it is listed as endangered.

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


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

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