Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3689

Forb
Perennial

Non-native: Asia

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LEAVES:
Evergreen
Simple
Basal

FLOWER:
Summer
Lavender/ Lilac
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
6 tepals
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Blackish

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Asparagales

PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Liriope graminifolia   FAMILY Liliaceae

(?) SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of China
Liriope graminifolia

SYNONYMOUS WITH Liriope & Ophiopogon naturalized & commonly cultivated in the USA (Nesom, 2010)
Liriope graminifolia

 

COMMON NAME:
Liriope, Lilyturf


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JK Marlow    jkm060729_004

July    Greenville County    SC

Roadside/creekside

Scapes mostly equal to or longer than leaves; inflorescences conspicuous, per Overview of Liriope and Ophiopogon (Ruscaceae) naturalized and commonly cultivated in the USA (Nesom, 2010).

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JK Marlow    jkm140809_455

August    Greenville County    SC

Lake Conestee Nature Park

Leaves (2)3-8(10,12)mm wide, flexuous and arching. Scapes erect, per Overview of Liriope and Ophiopogon (Ruscaceae) naturalized and commonly cultivated in the USA (Nesom, 2010).

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JK Marlow    jkm140819_830

August    Greenville County    SC