Taxon  Report   4004    
Hastingsia alba  (Durand) S. Watson
Reed lily,  White bog hastingsia, White hastingsia, White rushlily
Hastingsia alba
© 2005 Steve Matson
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Hastingsia alba
© 2014 John Doyen
Hastingsia alba
© 2015 John Doyen
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
© 2017 Hannah kang
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
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 21, 2019).