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Henry's Spider-lily (Hymenocallis henryae var. henryae)

Henry's Spiderlily (Hymenocallis henryae var. henryae). Photo by iNaturalist user petekleinhenz, (CC BY-NC).

Photo Credit: Peter Kleinhenz
  • Global Rank: T2 - Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Liliaceae
  • State: FL
  • Nature Serve ID: 958388
  • Lifeform: Forb/herb
  • Date Inducted in National Collection:

Where is Henry's Spider-lily (Hymenocallis henryae var. henryae) located in the wild?


usually wet pinelands, one dry site



States & Provinces:

Henry's Spider-lily can be found in Florida

Which CPC Partners conserve Henry's Spider-lily (Hymenocallis henryae var. henryae)?

CPC's Plant Sponsorship Program provides long term stewardship of rare plants in our National Collection. We are so grateful for all our donors who have made the Plant Sponsorship Program so successful. We are in the process of acknowledging all our wonderful plant sponsorship donors on our website. This is a work in progress and will be updated regularly.

Conservation Actions

Nature Serve Biotics
  • 05/02/2017

A Florida endemic with a limited distribution due to specialized habitat requirements. The Florida Natural Areas Inventory's database currently contains 25 occurrence records (one historic and one extirpated), scattered in the south central portion of the Florida panhandle. Habitat destruction from silviculture activities, fire suppression, and over-collection threaten this species.

  • 01/01/2010

forestry practices fire suppression

  • 01/01/2010

Ann Johnson says 100-200 plants total 2 protected populations found Apalachicola Forest, may be more 4 sites from FNAI

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Taxon Hymenocallis henryae var. henryae
Authority Traub
Family Liliaceae
CPC Number 9794
ITIS 810340
Duration Perennial
Common Names Henry's Spider-lily | Henry's spiderlily
Associated Scientific Names Hymenocallis henryae | Hymenocallis henryae var. henryae
Distribution NA
State Rank
State State Rank
Florida S2
Ecological Relationships


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