Leucocrinum montanum Nutt. ex A. Gray
Common Starlily, Starlily
Liliaceae (Lily Family)
USDA Symbol: LEMO4
A low plant with several star-like, white flowers blooming in a basal rosette of narrow, grass-like leaves.
With its flowers nestled among the leaves, this distinctive little lily is unmistakable. This is the only species of its kind.
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Bloom InformationBloom Time: Apr , May , Jun
DistributionUSA: AZ , CA , CO , ID , MT , ND , NE , NM , NV , OR , SD , UT , WY
Native Distribution: Central Oregon to northern California; east to northern New Mexico, Colorado, and western portions of North and South Dakota.
Native Habitat: Among sagebrush and in open coniferous forests.
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Leucocrinum montanum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Leucocrinum montanum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Leucocrinum montanum
MetadataRecord Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff