Hesperaloe parviflora (Torr.) Coult.  
Family: Asparagaceae
red hesperaloe,  more...
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Liz Makings  
Leaf blades dark green, barely constricted along length, 5-12.5 × 0.1-0.25 dm, margins with slender threads. Panicles 1-2.5 m. Flowers: perianth narrowly tubular; tepals rosy red to salmon, 2.5-3.5 cm. Capsules 2.5-3 cm. Seeds 9-10 × 6-7 mm. Flowering late winter--early summer. Prairies, rocky slopes, and mesquite thickets; to 600 m; Tex.; Mexico (Coahuila). Hesperaloe parviflora is widely cultivated in arid and semiarid regions, both as roadside plantings and as landscaping elements.

Hesperaloe parviflora image
Eugene, (Gene) Sturla  
Hesperaloe parviflora image
Eugene, (Gene) Sturla  
Hesperaloe parviflora image
Arizona State University Herbarium  
Hesperaloe parviflora image
Eugene, (Gene) Sturla  
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