Hemerocallis minor

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Hemerocallis minor
Hemerocallis minor in Tomsk Oblast.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Xanthorrhoeaceae
Subfamily: Hemerocallidoideae
Genus: Hemerocallis
Species: H. minor
Binomial name
Hemerocallis minor

Hemerocallis minor, is also known as dwarf day lily, grassleaf lily and small daylily. It is native to northern Asia (Siberia, Mongolia, China, Korea).[1] The plant grows up to 0.5 m high. Its wide yellow flowers is scentless. It is a hermaphroditic plant, and is pollinated by insects such as honey bees.[2]

In China, the flowers are eaten as a traditional food.[2]


Propagation is mainly done by seed, which the plant produces in pods. Division can also be done to reproduce the plants.