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Xerophyllum tenax
beargrass Trillium/Death-camas
Xerophyllum tenax Melanthiaceae
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common names
  beargrass
  squaw grass
  soap grass
  quip-quip
  Indian basket grass
accepted scientific name
  Xerophyllum tenax (Pursh) Nutt.
rules for finding collection records
  Xerophyllum tenax (921)
family name
  Melanthiaceae
Image Author: William L. Sullivan
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Six petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.6 inches
Leaf: Basal
Plant Observed 2nd week of April thru 1st week of September

How Likely at this Location (28%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (90%)
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