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Digital Herbaria

Cooperia pedunculata

Cooperia pedunculata Herb.

Hill Country Rain Lily, Prairie Lily, Rain Lily, Flor De Mayo

Liliaceae (Lily Family)

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Cooperia pedunculata

Giant Rainlily,Prairie Rainlily, White Rainlily


Location: S of walking path & 45 m SE of new iron bridge--Oakwell Farms.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Semi-open area under Quercus & Ulmus trees, near drainage, nominal moisture. Alkaline, alluvial soil. Large colony among mixed Poaceae.

Description: Perrenial from black flattened, globose, bulb, 2.5 x 4 cm. Leaves over 5 mm wide; scape to 20 cm high, spathe bifid at tip, at first covering ovary, later baring it on one side. Perianth tube less than 4 cm, cylindric; limb funnelform, expanding to 5 cm wide. Corolla white, often tinged with pink.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Mar 29,1990
Specimen number: 386

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0579
Accession Date: Nov 17, 1993
Accession Number: 43

Annotations: SCFRB

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