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Androstephium coeruleum.jpg
blue funnel lily
Androstephium coeruleum
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Brodiaeoideae
Genus: Androstephium
Type species
Androstephium violaceum
(syn of A. coeruleum)

The genus Androstephium is a group of North American plants in the cluster lily subfamily within the asparagus family. It contains two species native to the southwestern and south-central United States.

  1. Androstephium breviflorum S.Watson - pink funnel lily - deserts of Arizona, Utah, southeastern California, southern Nevada, northwestern New Mexico, western Colorado, southern Wyoming
  2. Androstephium coeruleum (Scheele) Greene - blue funnel lily - grasslands of Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas
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