Tofieldia pusilla

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Tofieldia pusilla
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Alismatales
Family: Tofieldiaceae
Genus: Tofieldia
Species: T. pusilla
Binomial name
Tofieldia pusilla
(Michx.) Pers.

Narthecium pusillum Michx.

Tofieldia pusilla is a flowering plant of the genus Tofieldia in the family Tofieldiaceae. It is also sometimes classified in the lily family, Liliaceae.[1] Its common name is Scottish asphodel in Europe,[2] and Scotch false asphodel in North America.[1] The plant is native to northern North America and parts of Eurasia, its circumpolar distribution extending across Canada and the northern United States to Greenland, Iceland and northern Europe.[3]


  1. ^ a b "Tofieldia pusilla in Flora of North America @". Retrieved 2017-02-02. 
  2. ^ Clive A. Stace (2010). "Tofieldiaceae – Scottish Asphodel family". New Flora of the British Isles (3rd ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 834. ISBN 978-0-521-70772-5. 
  3. ^ "Den Virtuella Floran: Björnbrodd, Tofieldia pusilla (Michx.) Pers.". Retrieved 23 February 2017. 

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