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Narthecium americanum Ker Gawler. Yellow Asphodel. Phen: Jun-Jul; Aug-Sep. Hab: Wet seepages or savannas. Dist: S. NJ; DE (where believed extirpated); disjunct in c. SC (where apparently extirpated, though still worth seeking in mucky seepages of the Fall-line Sandhills of SC and NC).

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Synonymy: = C, F, G, K3, K4, Tat, Schumacher (1947), Weakley & Sorrie (2017c) in Weakley et al (2017); = Abama americana (Ker Gawl.) Morong – S, Small (1924a); < Narthecium americanum Ker Gawl. – AqW, FNA26, GW1, K1, RAB, W, Zomlefer (1997b), (also see N. montanum)

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACW

Heliophily: 9

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image of plant© Tom Potterfield | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Erik Danielson source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Bruce Sorrie | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Bruce Sorrie | Original Image ⭷
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