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Wildflowers - Star Lily

Star Lily - Leucocrinum montanum
Star Lily - Leucocrinum montanum
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NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz
 
The Star Lilly has several common names including sand lily, sage lily, mountain lily, wild tuberose, and Star-of-Bethlehem. The word Leucocrinum comes from Greek meaning "white lily."

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Stemless Hymenoxys

The scientific name for the Stemless Hymenoxys is Hymemoxys acaulis. Acaulis means "stemless" and referes to the leafless stalks which bear the flower heads. More...