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Echeandia chandleri (Chandler's craglily)
Wasowski, Sally and Andy

Echeandia chandleri

Echeandia chandleri (Greenm. & C.H. Thomp.) M.C. Johnst.

Chandler's Craglily, Lila De Los Llanos

Liliaceae (Lily Family)

Synonym(s): Anthericum chandleri

USDA Symbol: ecch3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 30 inches tall when flowering.
Flower: Flowers 1 inch

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Orange , Yellow
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec


Native Habitat: Prairie, Plains, Meadows, Pastures, Savannas, Chaparral & brush country

Growing Conditions

Water Use: Low
Light Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry
Soil Description: Clay, Clay Loam, Medium Loam, Sandy Loam, Sandy.


Use Ornamental: Long-blooming, Showy, Blooms ornamental, Color, Perennial garden
Use Wildlife: Nectar-insects
Conspicuous Flowers: yes
Attracts: Butterflies , Hummingbirds


Propagation Material: Seeds

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department - Austin, TX
National Butterfly Center - Mission, TX


Bibref 318 - Native Texas Plants: Landscaping Region by Region (2002) Wasowski, S. & A. Wasowski
Bibref 291 - Texas Wildscapes: Gardening for Wildlife (1999) Damude, N. & K.C. Bender

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Web Reference

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


Record Modified: 2023-02-07
Research By: TWC Staff

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