Yellow Asphodel (Narthecium americanum)


Narthecium Americanum, or more commonly know as Yellow Asphodel, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Narthecium. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Narthecium Americanum or Yellow Asphodel's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Delaware, North Carolina, New Jersey and South Carolina.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Narthecium
  • Family: Liliaceae
  • Order: Liliales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N)
  • State T/E Status: NC (E) NJ (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: NC (bog asphodel) NJ (bog asphodel)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACW+
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(FACW+) 2(FACW+)

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