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Narthecium californicum (California bog asphodel)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Narthecium californicum

Narthecium californicum Baker

California Bog Asphodel

Liliaceae (Lily Family)


USDA Symbol: NACA2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Complexity: Simple

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep



National Wetland Indicator Status

Status: OBL OBL
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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