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Rio Grande Copper-lily Habranthus tubispathus

 

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Rio Grande Copper-lily
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Family: Liliaceae, Lily view all from this family



Description Rio Grande Copper-lily is a low, smooth perennial, 6-12 in. tall, with a golden-yellow to pale yellow, solitary, terminal flower. Narrow, smooth, thick leaves appear after flower has withered.


Flower August - October.


Flower August - October


Habitat Moist, grassy swales and pastures.


Range E. two-thirds of Texas; also found in Louisiana and Florida.


Discussion Flowers after the rains of late summer and fall. Very showy when planted in groups where flowers make a mass of color after rains.


Comments Flowers after the rains of late summer and fall. Very showy when planted in groups where flowers make a mass of color after rains.


Exposure Preference Sun.


Native Distribution E. two-thirds of Texas


Site Preference Moist, grassy swales & pastures


Soil Preference Various somewhat moist soils.


 

 

 

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