United States: Florida: Gilchrist County. Buds dusky rose, to 5 cm. long; sepals creamy white (with touch of rose on abaxial surface), 5 cm. long, 2-2.5 cm. broad; petals creamy white throughout, 5 cm. long, somewhat broader than sepals; stamens 2 cm. long (filaments glandular-pubescent, curved outward distally, 2 cm. long; anthers <1 mm. long here, other plants to 3 mm.); pistil slightly shorter than stamens (style narrower than ovary, ca. 8 mm. long, with 3 divergent stigmas); capsules (of previous year) erect, dry at maturity, 3.0-3.5 cm. long; seeds black, flat, with thickened margin, 6-7 mm. long; inflorescence 2.5-4.0 m. tall (panicle 0.8-1.2 m. tall, atop naked scape); inflorescence axis, branches, and pedicels glabrous; leaves all basal, 2.5-2.8 cm. broad, 40-50 cm. long, gradually tapered, stiff (not flexed in middle), with marginal fibers irregularly curved (not curled), 4-6 cm. long. Locally frequent; yellow-white sand of roadside fencerow at edge of pasture, 2 mi. w. of Ginnie Springs, sec. 32, T7S, R16E, n.e. corner of -- Gilchrist County.