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

Rain Lily   Cooperia pedunculata    
Lily family — Liliaceae

Also known as:
Giant Rain Lily, Prairie Rain Lily, White Rain Lily, Wide-leaf Rain Lily

Slides: (click for larger view)


Rain lilies are well known to Texans because their flowers appear "magically" in lawns, along roadsides, and in other open areas a few days after heavy rains. There are several species---this one blooms after spring and early summer rains.

Dried Specimens: (click for larger view)


Flowering Months: April, May, June, July

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