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Eastern Turkeybeard (Xerophyllum asphodeloides)


Xerophyllum Asphodeloides, or more commonly know as Eastern Turkeybeard, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Xerophyllum. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Xerophyllum Asphodeloides or Eastern Turkeybeard's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Delaware, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, New Jersey, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Xerophyllum
  • Family: Liliaceae
  • Order: Liliales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N)
  • State T/E Status: GA (R) KY (H) TN (T)
  • State T/E Common Name: GA (eastern turkeybeard) KY (eastern turkeybeard) TN (eastern turkeybeard)

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