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Hymenocallis crassifolia

Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
hy-men-oh-KAL-is krass-ih-FOH-lee-uh
This plant has low severity poison characteristics.
See below
Description

Moist soil with up to 6 inches of standing water

Common Name(s):

Description: Herbaceous perennial from a bulb; leaves basal, strap-like; flowers fragrant, white or ivory, 6-parted, funnel-shaped, the 6 stamens connected at base with a thin white membrane.

Found in:  Houseplant or interiorscape; forest or natural area in marshes, shallow streams, and ditches; landscape in flower gardens as herbaceous perennial

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#fragrant#bulb#poisonous#water garden#fragrant flowers#houseplant#perennial bulb#water plant#perennials
 
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#fragrant#bulb#poisonous#water garden#fragrant flowers#houseplant#perennial bulb#water plant#perennials
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Hymenocallis
    Species:
    crassifolia
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Bulb
    Houseplant
    Perennial
    Poisonous
    Water Plant
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    White
    Flower Description:
    Umbel of 3 to 6 spider like white flower; cup-like center with six narrow lobes; strongly scented
  • Leaves:
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    Thick strap-like leaves
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Houseplants
    Naturalized Area
    Pond
    Landscape Theme:
    Water Garden
    Problems:
    Poisonous to Humans
  • Poisonous to Humans:
    Poison Severity:
    Low
    Poison Symptoms:
    Poison Part:  Bulbs Poison Delivery Mode:Ingestion Symptoms:  Nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea
    Poison Toxic Principle:
    Lycorine and other phenanthridine alkaloids
    Causes Contact Dermatitis:
    No
    Poison Part:
    Roots