desert lily


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desert lily,

common name for the species Hesperocallis undulata, a member of the family Liliaceae (lilylily,
common name for the Liliaceae, a plant family numbering several thousand species of as many as 300 genera, widely distributed over the earth and particularly abundant in warm temperate and tropical regions.
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 family), found in the SW United States.
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The gleaming glass-and-metal tower is an inspiration of the local desert lily, the Hymenocallis.
Guests can watch the unfolding of the desert lily, Hymenocallis, the design inspiration of the Burj Dubai.
With natural ingredients, including apricot kernels, aloe, spearmint, and desert lily, the gel is said to "sweep away impurities and dead cells".
Vamosi concentrated on data from vascular plants (ferns, conifers, and flowering plants), which includes such threatened species as the Canada Hemlock, Western Prairie Fringed Orchid, and Desert Lily, among many others.
On the other side of the coin is great sprinting filly Habibti, winner of the 1984 King's Stand Stakes, who produced just two winners, Desert Lily and Hameeda.
In the low desert, Joshua Tree National Park and Anza-Borrego State Park are experiencing abundant wildflowers, including beautiful displays of white desert lily and lavender sand verbena, purple chia, lavender lupine and brittlebush.
The three-year-old Hector Protector filly Hameeda, who scored at Brighton last Tuesday, was only her second winner, following Desert Lily.
Her daughters have been the good ones, and besides her other winner, Desert Lily, she also produced the dam of Morshdi, and others from the family have done well in Australia and New Zealand.