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The genus Hymenocallis includes about 40 species of Spider Lilies found in the tropics subtropics and warm temperate regions of the new world. Of the 16 species native to the United States, 13 are found in Florida.
The Alligator Lily is found in cypress swamps, wet meadows, open pine wetlands, and wet roadsides in southern Florida, although some can be found in the northeastern part of Florida. The white flowers are erect and funnel-
All of the photos were taken in the Babcock-
The range distribution maps for the Alligator Lily are from the Plants Database of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).