Purple Pleatleaf Alophia drummondii
Iris family — Iridaceae
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Somewhere between bizarre and beautiful, this unmistakable wildflower is a thrill for any plant-lover when found blooming in sandy soils of prairies and open woodlands in southeastern Texas. It blooms from May through July.
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Flowering Months: May, June, July
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