Alophia drummondii

Quick Characteristics:

Flower Colors: yellow, purple, patterned, brown
Flower Season: mid summer
Life form: bulb
Climate: summer rain climate

Alophia drummondii (Graham) R.C.Foster or the pine woods lily grows in moist sandy soils in grasslands and open pine woods in the southern United States south to Mexico. Temperatures tend to be very hot and humid in the summer, with relatively lower amount of rain in the winter and almost no frost. It has violet-maroon flowers with brown, yellow, and white markings and blooms in summer. It can be grown from seed to flowering in one to two years. Photo #1 by Mary Sue Ittner. And blooming on another day, photos 2-4 by Bob Rutemoeller showing the front and the back and a very unusual view of the side. Photo 5 by M. Gastil-Buhl shows seed from PBS BX 323 #25 on a 1 mm grid.

Alophia drummondii, Mary Sue IttnerAlophia drummondii, Bob RutemoellerAlophia drummondii back, Bob RutemoellerAlophia drummondii side, Bob RutemoellerAlophia drummondii seed, M. Gastil-Buhl

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