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Lilaea scilloides - (Poir.)Hauman.
                 
Common Name Awl-leaf lilaea
Family Juncaginaceae
USDA hardiness Coming soon
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Shallow water and coastal tide flats, or in mud at the edges of the water[60].
Range Western N. America - British Columbia to California, extending south to S. America.
Edibility Rating  
Other Uses  
Weed Potential No
Medicinal Rating  
Care
Moist Soil Semi-shade Full sun

Summary

Lilaea scilloides Awl-leaf lilaea


USDA NRCS. 1992. Western wetland flora: Field office guide to plant species. West Region, Sacramento. Courtesy of USDA NRCS Wetland Science Institute.
Lilaea scilloides Awl-leaf lilaea
Gary A. Monroe @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database
   
Physical Characteristics
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Lilaea scilloides is a ANNUAL growing to 0.3 m (1ft). It is in flower from Jul to August. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs)Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade. It prefers moist soil.

Synonyms

Habitats
 Pond; Bog Garden;
Edible Uses
None known
Medicinal Uses
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None known
Other Uses
Broom;  Thatching.

The leaves are used in thatching and for making brooms[61].
Cultivation details
Not known
Propagation
Seed -
Other Names
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Weed Potential

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Conservation Status
IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants Status :
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