Calflora
Taxon  Report   4004    
Hastingsia alba  (Durand) S. Watson
Reed lily,  White bog hastingsia, White hastingsia, White rushlily
Hastingsia alba
© 2017 Hannah kang
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Hastingsia alba
© 2015 John Doyen
Hastingsia alba
© 2005 Steve Matson
Hastingsia alba, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Hastingsia alba
© 2014 John Doyen
Family: AGAVACEAE  
Genus: Hastingsia
Communities: Redwood Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Serpentine affinity: 3.4; (strong indicator)

Habitat: meadows

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Schoenolirion album
More information about  Hastingsia alba
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (HAAL2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 14, 2018).

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