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Jun 19, 2016 8:16 PM CST
Name: Marylyn
Houston, TX (Zone 9a)
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A friend found this growing in their field in central Texas. Is it an orchid?
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Jun 19, 2016 9:20 PM CST
Name: Marylyn
Houston, TX (Zone 9a)
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Wait... is it an alstroemeria? Never mind... I knew that! *Blush*
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Jun 19, 2016 9:36 PM CST
Name: Feng Xiao Long
Bogor, Java, Indonesia (Zone 13a)
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Its not an orchid. The flower looks like a member of Iris family.

Edit: Alophia maybe ?
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Jun 19, 2016 9:49 PM CST
Name: Marylyn
Houston, TX (Zone 9a)
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Alophia drummondii, aka propeller flower! I was on the wrong track altogether. Thank you, XiaoLong!!!!
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Jun 19, 2016 9:52 PM CST
Name: Daisy I
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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Its an easy mistake. You don't know how many people have dragged their iris to the orchid society meeting for identification.
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Jun 19, 2016 9:54 PM CST
Name: Feng Xiao Long
Bogor, Java, Indonesia (Zone 13a)
Purslane Tropicals Plant Identifier
You are welcome Smiling
Thats a nice dark purple specimen.
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Jun 20, 2016 1:22 PM CST
Name: josephine
Arlington, Texas (Zone 8a)
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Here is a link about Alophia, http://www.wildflower.org/plan...
it sure is beautiful Smiling
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