Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Turkeybeard, Beargrass, Mountain-asphodel
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Xerophyllum asphodeloides
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Xerophyllum asphodeloides
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Xerophyllum asphodeloides 041-15-001

Flowers ripen upward forming a teardrop-shaped cluster w a nipple-like top, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


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