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Xerophyllum asphodeloides

Xerophyllum asphodeloides (L.) Nutt.

Helonias asphodeloides L.

Turkeybeard

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassLiliopsidaMonocots (plants with a single seed leaf); includes the lily family
SubclassLiliidaeIncludes lilies, orchids, and many others
OrderLilialesIncludes lilies, tulips, trilliums, greenbriars, and others
FamilyMelanthiaceaeTrillium family
GenusXerophyllumWith dry leaves, alluding to the tough, persistent leaves
Speciesasphodeloides

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Xerophyllum asphodeloides description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 10 Dec 2014.

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Xerophyllum asphodeloides (Turkeybeard)

6/15/2010 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA
≈ 12 × 18" (29 × 46 cm)

Xerophyllum asphodeloides (Turkeybeard)

5/15/2010 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA
≈ 6 × 9" (15 × 22 cm)

Xerophyllum asphodeloides (Turkeybeard)

6/15/2010 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA
≈ 31 × 21" (78 × 52 cm)

Xerophyllum asphodeloides (Turkeybeard)

9/20/2014 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA

Xerophyllum asphodeloides (Turkeybeard)

5/15/2010 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA
≈ 9 × 10" (24 × 24 cm)

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