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Zephyranthes simpsonii (Redmargin zephyr-lily)
Cressler, Alan

Zephyranthes simpsonii

Zephyranthes simpsonii Chapm.

Redmargin Zephyr-lily, Simpson's Zephyr-lily, Simpson's Rain-lily

Liliaceae (Lily Family)

Synonym(s): Atamosco simpsonii


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

A state-listed Threatened species in Florida.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 10 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Purple
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun
Bloom Notes: White, sometimes tinged purple.


USA: AL , FL , GA , MS , NC , SC

National Wetland Indicator Status

Status: FAC FAC
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Web Reference

Webref 57 - Atlas of Florida Plants (2020) Institute for Systematic Botany
Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Zephyranthes simpsonii in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Zephyranthes simpsonii in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Zephyranthes simpsonii


Record Modified: 2023-04-12
Research By: Joseph A. Marcus

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