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Hypoxis hirsuta (L.) Coville
- State Rank: SX
- Global Rank: G5
- State Status: Potentially Extirpated
Habitat: Dry, open woods; forest edges; fields; and meadows.
Range: Maine to Manitoba, south to Georgia, Florida, and Texas.
Phenology: Flowers late April to September
Family: Hypoxidaceae (formerly a member of the Amaryllidaceae)
Synonyms: Hypoxis carolinensis Michx.; Ornithogalum hirsutum L.
Known Distribution in Maine: This rare plant has been documented from a total of 1 town(s) in the following county(ies): York. This record is based on a 1936 collection by O. M. Neal, who notes that it was collected on a roadside, and that it was with common weedy roadside flora.
Dates of documented observations are: 1936