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Streptopus lanceolatus (Aiton) Reveal var. roseus (Michx.) Reveal

General Information
Symbol: STLAR
Group: Monocot
Family: Liliaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Forb/herb
Native Status: L48   N
Data Source and Documentation
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green round image for nativity Native blue round image for introduced Introduced ocre round image for introduced and nativity Both white round image for no status Absent/Unreported
image for native, but no county data Native, No County Data image for introduced, but no county data Introduced, No County Data both introduced and native, but no county data Both, No County Data
Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   


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©Mary Clay Stensvold. Provided by Smithsonian Institution, Department of Botany. United States, AK, S.E. region, Sitka area, Totem Park. Usage Requirements.

Mark A. Garland. USA, NC, Haywood Co., Mountains-to-Sea Trail northeast of Grassy Ridge Mine Overlook at Blue Ridge Parkway mile marker 437. May 28, 2013. Usage Requirements.

©Thomas G. Barnes. Barnes, T.G., and S.W. Francis. 2004. Wildflowers and ferns of Kentucky. University Press of Kentucky. Usage Requirements.

Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 1: 520. Provided by Kentucky Native Plant Society. Scanned by Omnitek Inc. Usage Requirements.



Symbol Scientific Name
STRO4 Streptopus roseus Michx.


Click on a scientific name below to expand it in the PLANTS Classification Report.
Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Liliopsida – Monocotyledons
Subclass Liliidae
Order Liliales
Family Liliaceae – Lily family
Genus Streptopus Michx. – twistedstalk
Species Streptopus lanceolatus (Aiton) Reveal – twistedstalk
Variety Streptopus lanceolatus (Aiton) Reveal var. roseus (Michx.) Reveal – twistedstalk

Subordinate Taxa

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Legal Status

Threatened and Endangered Information:
This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete protected plant list for that location.
Streptopus roseus
rosy twisted-stalk
Streptopus roseus
rose twisted-stalk
New Jersey
Streptopus roseus
rosy twisted-stalk
Streptopus roseus
rose twisted-stalk
Rhode Island
Streptopus roseus
rose twisted-stalk
Streptopus roseus
rosy twisted-stalk
Special Concern



Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds


Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds

Description of Values

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