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Schoenolirion croceum.jpg
Schoenolirion croceum
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Agavoideae
Genus: Schoenolirion

Schoenolirion, rush-lily[2] or sunnybell,[3] is a genus of three recognized species of flowering plants, all endemic to the southeastern United States.[1][2][4] In the APG III classification system, the genus is placed in the family Asparagaceae, subfamily Agavoideae (formerly the family Agavaceae).[5]



  1. ^ a b c World Checklist of Selected Plant Families, The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, retrieved 2011-05-26 , search for "Schoenolirion"
  2. ^ a b "Schoenolirion", Flora of North America, Vol. 26, p. 312, retrieved 2014-12-17 
  3. ^ "Schoenolirion". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 7 November 2015. 
  4. ^ Biota of North America Program, 2013 county distribution maps
  5. ^ Chase, M.W.; Reveal, J.L. & Fay, M.F. (2009), "A subfamilial classification for the expanded asparagalean families Amaryllidaceae, Asparagaceae and Xanthorrhoeaceae", Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 161 (2): 132–136, doi:10.1111/j.1095-8339.2009.00999.x