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Lophiola aurea Ker Gawl.
Liliaceae (Lily Family)
Synonym(s): Lophiola americana, Lophiola septentrionalis
USDA Symbol: LOAU
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)
Concentrated in low, moist areas in southeastern North America but also extending here and there up the east coast as far north as Nova Scotia, where it is listed as a threatened species by Canada's SARA (Species at Risk Act).
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 32 inches tall.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Red , Yellow , Brown
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul
DistributionUSA: AL , DE , FL , GA , LA , MS , NC , NJ
National Wetland Indicator Status
Web ReferenceWebref 57 - Atlas of Florida Plants (2020) Institute for Systematic Botany
Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Lophiola aurea in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Lophiola aurea in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Lophiola aurea
MetadataRecord Modified: 2023-04-11
Research By: TWC Staff