Texas native wildflower. Grows in all regions of the state.
Often appears shortly after rainfall.
Two to three inch blooms appear in the spring especially after a rain. (San Antonio, Tx.)
A view of the plant with an unopened bloom.
A close view of an unopened bloom.
Rain Lily at Veterans Park.
Blooming May 13th in Raleigh, NC
Just for variety, here is one that is still closed.
Macro of opening seedpod
Seeds are still moist
After the rain...bloom!
Bloom closeup, Richmond TX, z9a, Apr 20 2012
Richmond, TX, z9a, 04/20/2012
Bloom closeup. Richmond TX, z9a, 04/09/2013