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Wildflowers of Texas, Plant Resources Center, University of Texas at Austin

Western Spider Lily   Hymenocallis liriosme    
Amaryllis family — Amaryllidaceae

Also known as:
Fragrant Spider Lily

Slides: (click for larger view)


This spider lily, common along streams and in swamps in East Texas, can also often be found in drainage ditches along the side of the highway. But you'll need to get your feet wet to really appreciate it!

Dried Specimens: (click for larger view)


Flowering Months: March, April, May

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