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Tillandsia baileyi

Tillandsia baileyi Rose ex Small

Giant Ball Moss, Reflexed Airplant

Bromeliaceae (Bromeliad Family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Flower stalk up to about 16 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May



Web Reference

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 resources

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


Record Modified: 2023-03-14
Research By: DEW

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