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Pleea tenuifolia (Rush featherling)
Cressler, Alan

Pleea tenuifolia

Pleea tenuifolia Michx.

Rush Featherling

Liliaceae (Lily Family)

Synonym(s): Tofieldia tenuifolia

USDA Symbol: PLTE3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: To about 18 inches in height.
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov


USA: AL , FL , NC , SC

National Wetland Indicator Status

Status: 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 Pleea tenuifolia in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Pleea tenuifolia in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Pleea tenuifolia


Record Modified: 2014-09-12
Research By: JAM

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