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Hymenocallis occidentalis (Le Conte) Kunth var. occidentalis . Hammock Spiderlily, Woodland Spiderlily, Northern Spiderlily. Phen: Jul-Sep. Hab: Mesic soils of slopes and floodplain forests, gabbro glades and other calcareous upland flats. Dist: W. NC south to Panhandle FL, west to AR, LA, and extreme e. TX.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Synonymy: = Ar, ETx1, FNA26, K3, K4, Smith & Garland (2003); = Hymenocallis caroliniana Herb. – C, Il, K1, Mo1, NcTx, Tn, Tx, misapplied; < Hymenocallis occidentalis (Leconte) Kunth – F, Ok, RAB, S, WH3, Smith & Garland (2009); < Hymenocallis sp. ? – GW1

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACW (name change)
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FAC (name change)
  • Great Plains: FACW (name change)
  • Midwest: FAC (name change)

Heliophily: 5

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