Rio Grande Copper-lily Habranthus tubispathus
Family: Liliaceae, Lily view all from this family
Description Rio Grande Copper-lily is a low, smooth perennial, 6-12 in. tall, with a golden-yellow to pale yellow, solitary, terminal flower. Narrow, smooth, thick leaves appear after flower has withered.
Flower August - October.
Habitat Moist, grassy swales and pastures.
Range E. two-thirds of Texas; also found in Louisiana and Florida.
Discussion Flowers after the rains of late summer and fall. Very showy when planted in groups where flowers make a mass of color after rains.