Key Plant, Key Pests: Lilyturf (Liriope muscari)
Liriope. Credit: UF/IFAS Gardening Solutions
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How to Cite

Popenoe, Juanita, Caroline Warwick, and David Norman. 2021. “Key Plant, Key Pests: Lilyturf (Liriope Muscari)”. EDIS 2021 (2).


This series of Key Plant, Key Pests publications is designed for Florida gardeners, horticulturalists, and landscape professionals to help identify common pests associated with common Florida flora. This new 4-page publication of the UF/IFAS Environmental Horticulture Department provides information and general management recommendations for leaf and crown rot, anthracnose, southern blight, scales, and root rot nematodes on lilyturf. Written by Juanita Popenoe, Caroline R. Warwick, and David J. Norman.
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