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Plant Details

Pleea tenuifolia [= Tofieldia tenuifolia]

Rush Featherling

Scientific Name:

Pleea tenuifolia [= Tofieldia tenuifolia]

Common Name:

Rush Featherling

Plant Family

Liliaceae (Lily Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Type:

Herb/Wildflower

Bloom Color(s):

White

Size in Feet:

1

Light:

ful sun

Soil Moisture:

Sub-hygric(*)

Bloom Time:

Sep - Oct

Bloom Area:

Coast

Habitat Description:

Locally abundant in wet savannas, pocosin margins,usually in peaty soil, locally abundant in a few counties in se. NC, rare inland (very rarely as far as Cumberand County, NC)...A Southeastern Coastal Plain endemic (Weakley 2015). Uncommon in NC Coastal Plain & Sandhills.

State Rank:

No NC Rank Listed (*)

Global Rank:

No Global Rank listed (*)

State Status:

W6: Watch List: Regionally Rare (*)

Federal Status:

No U.S. Status Listed (*)

Habitat

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Plants

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Blooms

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

eFloras
Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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