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Schoenolirion croceum
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Agavoideae
Genus: Schoenolirion
  • Amblostima Raf.
  • Oxytria Raf.

Schoenolirion, rush-lily or sunnybell, is a genus of three recognized species of flowering plants, all endemic to the southeastern United States. In the APG III classification system, the genus is placed in the family Asparagaceae, subfamily Agavoideae (formerly the family Agavaceae).


Image Scientific name Distribution
Schoenolirion albiflorum (Raf.) R.R.Gates Florida, Georgia, Alabama
Schoenolirion croceum.jpg Schoenolirion croceum (Michx.) Alph.Wood from North Carolina to eastern Texas
Schoenolirion wrightii.jpg Schoenolirion wrightii Sherman Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Alabama
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