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Plant ID

Posted by celeste 7a (My Page) on
Sun, Apr 24, 11 at 10:10

I have a plant that is not a day lily, but is called (Southern term) lemon custard. It grows tall, has huge spiky thorns and makes little lemon like fruit. Can anyone tell me the latin name or maybe another Southernism that might lead me to id it?


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RE: Plant ID

Is it a woody plant (like a shrub) or a perennial that dies to the ground completely each winter? When does it bloom - in spring or summer?

Are you saying the foliage/leaves looks like a daylily?


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RE: Plant ID

Ornithogalum dubium Lemon Custard

Here is a link that might be useful: Ornithogalum dubium Lemon Custard


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I've never seen that before, I love it!


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Huge spiky thorns and small lemon like fruits sound more like Poncirus trifoliata (Hardy orange) to me?

Here is a link that might be useful: Hardy orange description and photo


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