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evening rainlily


blade dull green, to 5 mm wide.



perianth white, sometimes tinged or veined pink, salverform, (7.3–)9–14(–16) cm;

perianth tube primarily white, sometimes pale green proximally, (7–)8–12(–13) cm, diam. uniform, 3/4 or more perianth length, at least 15 times filament length, ca. 2–4 times spathe length;

tepals rarely reflexed;

stamens fasciculate, appearing equal;

filaments subulate, 0.2–0.5 mm, apex blunt;

anthers 4–8(–9) mm;

style longer than perianth tube;

stigma capitate, among or very near anthers, exserted no more than 2 mm beyond anthers;

pedicel absent or rarely 0.1 cm and much shorter than spathe.


(3–)4–5(–5.7) cm.


= 48, 60, 68, 72.

Zephyranthes chlorosolen

Phenology Flowering late spring–early fall (May–Oct).
Habitat Wide range of soils and conditions, usually not very wet
Elevation 0–2400 m [0–7900 ft]
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AL; AR; KS; LA; MS; OK; TX; e Mexico
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Parent taxa Liliaceae > Zephyranthes
Sibling taxa
Z. atamasca, Z. candida, Z. citrina, Z. drummondii, Z. grandiflora, Z. insularum, Z. jonesii, Z. longifolia, Z. pulchella, Z. refugiensis, Z. rosea, Z. simpsonii, Z. smallii, Z. traubii, Z. treatiae
Synonyms Cooperia chlorosolen, Cooperia drummondii, Cooperia kansensis, Z. brazosensis, Z. herbertiana
Name authority (Herbert) D. Dietrich: Syn. Pl. 2: 1176. (1840)
Source Flora of North America vol. 26, p. 302.
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