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Hymenocallis henryae

Hymenocallis henryae Traub ex J.E. Laferriere

Henry's Spiderlily, Mrs. Henry's Spiderlily, Henry’s Spider-lily, Green Spider-lily

Liliaceae (Lily family)


USDA Symbol: HYHE2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Scape up to about 30 inches tall.
Leaf: Leaves up to about 26 inches long, erect.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Green
Bloom Time: May , Jun
Bloom Notes: Greenish white.


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.
Webref 42 - Florida Natural Areas Inventory Field Guides (2001) Florida Natural Areas Inventory Field Guides

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2020-03-04
Research By: CBR

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