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Crinum americanum Linnaeus
String Lily
Amaryllidaceae: Amaryllis Family

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Fragrant white radially symmetrical flowers in umbels with five or more flowers. Blooms summer.

Description Perennial, acaulescent herb with leaves from columnar bulb apex
Native: Yes
Habitat: Wetlands; glades, marshy creek and pond borders, coastal plains.


North Carolina Endangered and Threatened Plants

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Florida distribution maps: Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants   (http://www.plantatlas.usf.edu/). Wunderlin, R. P. and B. F. Hansen. 2000. [S. M. Landry and K. N. Campbell (application development), Florida Center for Community Design and Research.] Institute for Systematic Botany, University of South Florida, Tampa.
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