Hymenocallis occidentalis / Amaryllis Family
Height: 12" to 28"
July 27, 2005
I had tried to find this flower in bloom for 2 years. I finally found it blooming at the Haw Ridge Greenway. I had to stand in the lake up to the middle of my boots to get this picture. This is an interesting flower, it has two layers of white "petals" (see next photo).
Where seen: Haw Ridge Greenway