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FNA | Family List | FNA Vol. 26 | Liliaceae | Crinum

1a. Crinum americanum var. americanum

Crinum herbertianum Schultes f.; C. strictum Herbert; C. texanum L. S. Hannibal

Leaves slightly shorter than scape; blade pale green. Umbels 2–5-flowered.

Flowering late winter--autumn (all year in Fla.). Swamps, marshes, stream banks; 0--100 m; Ala., Fla., Ga., La., Miss., S.C., Tex.

Variety americanum is the most widespread and abundant Crinum in the United States. It is quite variable, particularly in the size of floral parts and width of leaves.


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