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Hymenocallis occidentalis var. eulae

Hymenocallis occidentalis (J. Le Conte) Kunth var. eulae (Shinners) G. Lom. Sm. & W. Flory

Henry's Spiderlily, Henry’s Spider-lily

Liliaceae (Lily family)

Synonym(s): Hymenocallis eulae


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Scape up to about 28 inches tall.
Leaf: Leaves up to about 2 feet long, arching, withering before anthesis.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep
Bloom Notes: Usually green-striped on keel.



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 occidentalis var. eulae in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Hymenocallis occidentalis var. eulae in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Hymenocallis occidentalis var. eulae


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

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