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

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.

Dried Specimens: (click for larger view)


Flowering Months: May, June, July

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