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Zigadenus (densus)

Carol and Jerry Baskin
University of Kentucky
University of Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky 40506-0225

Family Scientific Name: Liliaceae
Family Common Name: Lily family
Scientific Name: Zigadenus densus (Desr.) Fern.
Common Synonym: Tracyanthus angustifolius (Michx.) Small
Common Name: Osceola's plume
Species Code: ZIGDEN
General Distribution: Z. densus is found in non forested areas within temperate deciduous forests of North America.
Propagation Goal: plants
Propagation Method: seed
ProductType: Container (plug)
Time To Grow: 0
Propagule Processing: Seeds exhibit morpho-physiological dormancy.
Pre-Planting Treatments: Seeds are cold stratified and germinate at 20/10 C.
References: Baskin et al, 1993. In:Baskin, C. and Baskin, J. Table 10.20 Chapter 10 In: Seeds: Ecology, Biogeography and Evolution of Dormancy and Germination. Academic Press, 1998. 666 pages.


Baskin, Jerry M.; Baskin, Carol J.. 2001. Propagation protocol for production of Container (plug) Zigadenus densus (Desr.) Fern. plants University of Kentucky Lexington, Kentucky. In: Native Plant Network. URL: http://NativePlantNetwork.org (accessed 2021/05/13). US Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, National Center for Reforestation, Nurseries, and Genetic Resources.

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