Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4080

Forb
Perennial

Non-native: South America

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare

Look for it to be persistent or spreading from cultivation, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
White to pink
6 tepals, perianth campanulate or funnelform
6 stamens
Inferior ovary
Inflorescence a single flower

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Asparagales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Zephyranthes candida   FAMILY Amaryllidaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Zephyranthes candida   FAMILY Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 044-04-003:
Zephyranthes candida   FAMILY Amaryllidaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Atamosco candida

 

COMMON NAME:
Fall Rain-lily, Autumn Zephyrlily


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image of Zephyranthes candida, Fall Rain-lily, Autumn Zephyrlily

JK Marlow    jkm180919_4822

September    Spartanburg County    SC

In cultivation

Tepals not reflexed; stamens subequal; stigma capitate, ≤ 2mm beyond anthers, per Flora of North America.

image of Zephyranthes candida, Fall Rain-lily, Autumn Zephyrlily

JK Marlow    jkm180919_4823

September    Spartanburg County    SC

In cultivation

image of Zephyranthes candida, Fall Rain-lily, Autumn Zephyrlily

JK Marlow    jkm180919_4826

September    Spartanburg County    SC

In cultivation

Stigma capitate [vs. trifid in other species found in GA-NC-SC], per Weakley's Flora (2015).