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Scotch False Asphodel (Tofieldia pusilla)

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  • Scotch False Asphodel (Tofieldia Pusilla) http://www.sagebud.com/scotch-false-asphodel-tofieldia-pusilla/
    Credit: Kim Hansen | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0,2.5,2.0,1.0 GFDL
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Tofieldia Pusilla, or more commonly know as Scotch False Asphodel, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Tofieldia. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Tofieldia Pusilla or Scotch False Asphodel's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Alaska, specifically in the states of Alaska, Michigan, Minnesota and Montana.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Tofieldia
  • Family: Liliaceae
  • Order: Liliales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) AK (N) CAN (N) GL (N)
  • State T/E Status: MI (T) MN (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: MI (false asphodel) MN (small false asphodel)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FAC FACW+
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 3(FACW+) 9(NI) A(FAC)




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