Appendix, 36. 1821.
Leaf blade shiny green, to 8 mm wide. Spathe (2–)2.2–3.2(–3.6) cm. Flowers erect to slightly inclined; perianth mostly white, sometimes tinged or veined pink, more so with age, funnelform, (5.5–)6.6–9(–10) cm; perianth tube green, (0.8–)1–2(–2.1) cm, increasing in diam., less than 1/4 perianth length, ca. 1/2 (1/3–2/3) filament length, ca. 1/2 (1/3–3/4) spathe length; tepals usually reflexed; stamens diverging, appearing equal; filaments filiform, (2.9–)3.2–4.4(–4.7) cm; anthers 3–6(–8) mm; style longer than perianth tube; stigma 3-fid, exserted more than 2 mm beyond anthers; pedicel (0–)0.4–1.6(–3.4) cm, usually shorter than spathe. 2n = 24.
Phenology: Flowering mid winter–spring (Jan–May).
Habitat: Rich, mixed forests, moist clearings, meadows, moist to wet pastures, coastal plains, piedmonts
Elevation: 0–700 m
Ala., Fla., Ga., Md., Miss., N.C., S.C., Va.