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Plant Details

Tofieldia glabra

Carolina Bog Asphodel, White Asphodel, White Featherling, White False Asphodel

Scientific Name:

Tofieldia glabra

Common Name:

Carolina Bog Asphodel, White Asphodel, White Featherling, White False Asphodel

Plant Family

Tofieldiaceae (False-Asphodel Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Type:

Herb/Wildflower

Habitat Description:

Savanna-pocosin ecotones, wet savannas, seepage bogs. Rare in NC Coastal Plain and Sandhills.

State Rank:

No NC Rank Listed (*)

Global Rank:

No Global Rank listed (*)

State Status:

No NC Status Listed (*)

Federal Status:

No U.S. Status Listed (*)

Bloom Stalk

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Sandhills Game Land, Millstone Creek Natural Area, October 2004
© Tom Harville

Bloom Stalk

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Sandhills Game Land, Millstone Creek Natural Area, October 2004
© Kathy Schlosser

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Flora of North America
Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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