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Xerophyllum tenax is a species of perennial herb in the family Melanthiaceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are native to The Contiguous United States, Western North America, United States, Canada, and North America. They have simple, broad leaves, white flowers, and loculicidal capsule fruit. Flowers are visited by Eulonchus, Eriozona, Leptura propinqua, and Sericomyia chalcopyga. Individuals can grow to 5 feet.

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EOL has data for 71 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Xerophyllum tenax (Pursh) Nutt.. View this species on GBIF